Thursday 19 December 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lady Sovereign and Gary Cahill.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikki or Nonterraqueous.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1985 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lady Sovereign: English musician.
- Gary Cahill: English footballer.
- Andrea Baldini: Italian fencer.
- Neil Kilkenny: English-born Australian soccer player.
- Sally Kipyego: Kenyan runner.
- Dan Logan: English bass player (The Kooks Cat the Dog and The Ordinary Boys)
- Sovereign: English rapper
- Wind in the Willows opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
- Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart
- STS 61-C scrubbed at T -13s because of SRB auxiliary power problem
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- Arcadia - Election Day
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag
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