Saturday 11 May 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include sifow and Alexandre Malsch.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frankie Goes to Hollywood or Nine Princes in Amber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1985 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- sifow: Japanese singer and businesswoman.
- Alexandre Malsch: French computer specialist and entrepreneur, born in Lyon 3. He founded the international group meltyNetwork.
- Beau Ryan: Rugby Player.
- Jadyn Wong: TV Actress.
- Matt Giraud: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- 40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground
- Pope John Paul II arrives in the Netherlands
- Soccer stadium in Bradford England catches fire; 53 die
- Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India.
- Dave Concepcion becomes fourth Cincinnati Reds teammate to get 2,000 hits, the others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez and Cesar Cedeno.
- The FBI brings charges against the suspected heads of the five Mafia families in New York City.
- Bradford City stadium fire: Fifty-six spectators die and more than 200 are injured in a flash fire at Valley Parade football ground during a match against Lincoln City in Bradford, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Animotion - Obsession
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
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