This Day in History: ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Turns 30

On June 28, 1985, the film St. Elmo’s Fire was released in theaters. The film focuses on seven friends and recent Georgetown University graduates adjusting to post-college life, while attempting to figure out what they want to do with their lives.

The seven friends were portrayed by actors Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, Andrew McCarthy and Mare Winningham; the media dubbed the group as “The Brat Pack.

Here is the film’s theme song, which was made famous by singer John Parr.



‘The Breakfast Club’ turns 30

On this day in movie history…

It was 30 years ago today, on Feb. 15, 1985, that The Breakfast Club was released.

The film, which was directed by John Hughes, gave audiences a better insight on who The Princess (Molly Ringwald’s character, Claire), The Athlete (Emilio Estevez’s character, Andrew), The Brain (Anthony Michael Hall’s character, Brian), The Basket Case (Ally Sheedy’s character, Allison) and The Criminal (Judd Nelson’s character, John) really were. 🎦 🎬