Wednesday 10 July 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1985 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Park Chu-young: South Korean footballer.
- B Crombeen: American ice hockey player.
- Mario Gómez: German footballer.
- BJ Crombeen: American ice hockey player.
- Mario Gomez: German-Spanish footballer.
- Fernando Pereira: Portuguese-Dutch photographer and victim of the Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior (Born 1950).
- Coca-Cola Co announces it will resume selling old formula Coke
- Playboy publishes full frontal nude pictures of Madonna
- Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.
- ''Live Aid'' pop concerts in London and Philadelphia raise over £50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia.
- U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush serves as Acting President for 8 hours, while President Ronald W. Reagan undergoes colon cancer surgery.
- The Val di Stava Dam in Italy collapses.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- 'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Cyndi Lauper - The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
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