Tuesday 16 July 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1985 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Rosa Salazar: TV Actress.
- Matthew Santoro: YouTube Star.
- Yōko Hikasa: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Mārtiņš Kravčenko: Latvian basketball player.
- Denis Tahirović: Croatian footballer.
- Wayne King: American saxophonist, songwriter and bandleader (Born 1901).
- 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minnesota
- All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (SD Padres)
- Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent
- F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record of 1152 kph (716 mph).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
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