Wednesday 14 August 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shea Weber and Christian Gentner.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears.
In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Return of the Living Dead, directed by Dan O'Bannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beyond 2000.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gradius or Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1985 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
Famous Birthdays:14 August
- Gale Sondergaard: American actress, dies at cerebral vascular thrombosis (born 1899).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
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