Thursday 17 January 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kang-in and Riyu Kosaka.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kennedy Approach or Richard Petty's Talladega.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Kang-in: South Korean singer, dancer, actor, MC, and DJ (Super Junior).
- Riyu Kosaka: Japanese singer (BeForU).
- Simone Simons: Dutch mezzo-soprano singer and the lead vocalist of symphonic metal band Epica.
- Kangin : South Korean singer dancer and actor (Super Junior).
- Pablo Barrientos: Argentinian footballer.
- Betsy Ruth: American wrestler and manager
- Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (versus England).
- British Telecom announces it is going to phase out its famous red telephone boxes.
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