Friday 9 August 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anna Kendrick and Luca Filippi.
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.
The Return of the Living Dead, directed by Dan O'Bannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beyond 2000.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Confuzion or Déjà Vu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1985 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Anna Kendrick: American actress.
- Luca Filippi: Italian race car driver.
- Haruka Kinami: Japanese actress.
- Hayley Peirsol: American swimmer.
- JaMarcus Russell: American football player.
- Chandler Williams: American football player (d. 2013)
- Clive Churchill: Australian rugby league footballer (Born 1927).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
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