Saturday 16 February 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zoi Dimoschaki and Haley Giraldo.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bogart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero or Ring King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1985 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Zoi Dimoschaki: Greek swimmer.
- Haley Giraldo: American noted family, daughter of Neil Giraldo and pop singer Pat Benatar.
- Kara Lindsay: Stage Actress.
- Simon Francis: English footballer.
- Ron Vlaar: Dutch footballer.
- Larry Ward: Actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69.
- New Jersey Devils score their fastest hat trick in 42 seconds
- Largest NBA crowd to date, 43,816, sees Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons.
- Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion.
- Hezbollah is founded.
- William J. Schroeder becomes the first artificial heart patient to leave the hospital.
- China Airlines Flight 006 is involved in a mid-air incident while there are twenty two minor injuries and two serious injuries, no one is killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
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