Thursday 16 May 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cafe and Stanislav Ianevski.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds.
In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits.
Brewster's Millions, directed by Walter Hill, 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 Field Combat or Monty is Innocent.
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1985 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Cafe: Brazilian footballer.
- Stanislav Ianevski: Bulgarian actor.
- Anja Mittag: German footballer.
- Tadayoshi Okura: Japanese singer-songwriter dancer and actor (Kanjani Eight).
- Rodrigo Marques: Brazilian footballer.
- Corey Perry: Canadian ice hockey player
- Emanuel Saldaño: Argentinian cyclist (d. 2014)
- Kazuhito Tanaka: Japanese gymnast
- Margaret Hamilton: American actress (Wicked Witch - The Wizard of Oz), dies from a heart attack at age 82 (born 1902).
- Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium
- Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year.
- Scientists of the British Antarctic Survey announce discovery of the ozone hole.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
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