Friday 11 January 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rie fu and Kazuki Nakajima.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando or Psi 5 Trading Company.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1985 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Rie fu: Japanese singer.
- Kazuki Nakajima: Japanese racing driver.
- Aaron Porter: British politician.
- Newton Faulkner: British singer.
- Aja King: TV Actress.
- Lucy Knisley: American author and illustrator
- Sir William McKell: Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1891).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
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