Friday 2 August 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1985 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Jimmy Briand: French association football (soccer) player who currently plays for Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga.
- Harry Smith: Canadian professional wrestler.
- Stephen Ferris: Irish rugby player.
- David Smith: Canadian wrestler.
- Britt Nicole: American Christian pop vocalist.
- Frank Faylen: vaudevillian, dies at age 79 of pneumonia.
- 5 die in a train crash in Westminster, Colorado
- Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Ft Worth Airport, 137 die
- Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Night Ranger - Sentimental Street
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 2 August 1985 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?