Wednesday 20 March 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Morgan Amalfitano and Ronnie Brewer.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon.
In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Dragon, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Day the Universe Changed.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando or G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1985 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Morgan Amalfitano: French footballer.
- Ronnie Brewer: American basketball player.
- Nicolas Lombaerts: Belgian footballer.
- Yoan Merlo: French e-sport gamer.
- Matt Taven: American wrestler.
- Libby Riddles becomes the first woman to win the 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
- Canadian paraplegic athlete and humanitarian Rick Hansen begins his circumnavigation of the globe in a wheelchair in the name of spinal cord injury medical research.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Madonna - Material Girl
- Phil Collins - One More Night
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes
- Teena Marie - Lovergirl
- Tina Turner - Private Dancer
- Survivor - High On You
- Journey - Only The Young
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax (Mix)
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