Saturday 8 June 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Skaff and Alexandre Despatie.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears.
In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turkey Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Kage or Power!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1985 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
Famous Birthdays:08 June
- 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27
- Pirates score 10 in top of 1st, but lose 15-11 to Phillies, as Steve becomes 1st Phillie to switch hit HRs in same game
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
- Billy Ocean - Suddenly
- Bryan Adams - Heaven
- Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Kool & The Gang - Fresh
- Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
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