Tuesday 17 September 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor 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 September 1985 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Tomas Berdych: Czech tennis player.
- Jose Goncalves: Portuguese football player.
- Tomáš Berdych: Czech tennis player.
- Brendan Clarke: Irish footballer.
- José Gonçalves: Portuguese footballer.
- Mason Raymond: Canadian ice hockey player
- Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala: Tongan prince
- Alexander Ovechkin: Hockey Player
- Jon Walker: Bassist
- Ambers Closet: YouTube Star
- Laura Ashley: Welsh-English fashion designer founded Laura Ashley plc (d. 1985).
- Soyuz T-14 carries three cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Wham! - Freedom
- Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number
- Madonna - Dress You Up
- Prince - Pop Life
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