Sunday 12 May 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tally Hall and Johann Bihr.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna.
In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle 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 Lord of the Rings: Game One or Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network.
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1985 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Tally Hall: American footballer.
- Johann Bihr: French journalist, head of Reporters Without Borders Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
- Vinny Vinesauce: YouTube Star.
- Paolo Goltz: Argentinian footballer.
- Andrew Howe: Italian long jumper and sprinter.
- Jeroen Simaeys: Belgian footballer
- Amy Eilberg is ordained in New York as 1st woman Conservative rabbi
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic.
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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