Monday 1 April 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Murphy and Beth Tweddle.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins.
In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits.
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hono no Arupen Rôzu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragontorc or Motos.
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1985 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
Famous Birthdays:01 April
- Douglass Wallop: American novelist and playwright (Born 1920).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - One More Night
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Madonna - Material Girl
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- Teena Marie - Lovergirl
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes
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