Monday 15 April 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Reid and Chris Cates.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
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 Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mapp & Lucia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Autoduel or Dig Dug II.
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- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
- Amy Reid: German pornographic actress.
- Chris Cates: American baseball player.
- John Danks: American baseball player.
- Ryan Hamilton: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Aaron Laffey: American baseball player.
- Challenger moves to launch pad for 51-B missing
- S Africa will repeal sex and marriage laws against whites and non-whites
- 89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05.
- South Africa ends its ban on interracial marriages.
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