Monday 17 June 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rafael Sobis and Özge Akın.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Heaven by Bryan Adams.
In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits.
Lifeforce, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roque Santeiro.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antix or The Fourth Protocol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1985 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Rafael Sobis: Brazilian footballer.
- Özge Akın: Turkish sprinter.
- Marcos Baghdatis: Cypriot tennis player.
- Rafael Sóbis: Brazilian footballer.
- 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 launched
- John Hendricks launches the Discovery Channel in the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - Heaven
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Madonna - Angel
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better
- Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
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