Saturday 12 January 1985
It was Saturday, 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 ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 January 1985!
Which were the important events of 12 January 1985 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Subscribe to our Newsletter
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 12 January 1985 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?