Sunday 22 December 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1985 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- D Boon: American musician, guitarist and vocalist of Minutemen, a Californian punk rock group.
- Wind in the Willows closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
- STS 51-L vehicle moves to Launch Pad 39B
- 74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2).
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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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