Sunday 17 February 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1985 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Anders Jacobsen: Norwegian ski jumper.
- Sivakarthikeyan : Movie Actor.
- Anne Curtis: Filipino actress and model.
- Wanda Perry: Actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67.
- 1st class postage rises from 20 cents to 22 cents
- 1st day / night game at the MCG, Australia vs. England
- 3rd person to receive an artificial heart (Murray Haydon)
- Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater.
- Laffit Pincay Jr is third to ride 6,000th winners at Santa Anita.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Neutron Dance - Pointer Sisters
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