Monday 21 January 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Sicilian by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1985 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Salvatore Giunta: American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient.
- Justin Ingram: American basketball player.
- Álex Pérez: Spanish footballer.
- Sasha Pivovarova: Russian model and actress.
- Matt Unicomb: Australian basketball player.
- Ryan Suter: Hockey Player
- Hazel Hayes: YouTube Star
- Adrian Lewis: English dart player
- Alex Perez: Spanish footballer
- -34 degrees F (-37 degrees C), Mount Mitchell, North Carolina (state record).
- -19 degrees F (-28 degrees C), Caesar's Head, South Carolina (state record).
- Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java.
- The inauguration of President Ronald Reagan to a second term, already postponed a day because January 20 fell on a Sunday, becomes the second inauguration in history moved indoors because of freezing temperatures and high winds. The parade is cancelled altogether.
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