Friday 11 January 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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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).
- Lucy Knisley: American author and illustrator.
- Newton Faulkner: British singer.
- Aja King: TV Actress.
- Rie fu: Japanese singer.
- Kazuki Nakajima: Japanese racing driver.
- Aaron Porter: British politician
- Sir William McKell: Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1891).
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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?
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 11 January 1985 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?