Tuesday 23 July 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
European Vacation, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1985 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Matthew Colin Bailey: American designer.
- Luis Angel Landin: Mexican footballer.
- Blake Harrison: English actor.
- Olafur Hannesson: Icelandic television personality.
- Luis Landín: Mexican footballer.
- Anna Mühe: German actress
- Johnny Wardle: English cricketer (Born 1923).
- Commodore International introduces the Amiga 1000 computer. It features a Motorola 68000 processor, custom color graphics and stereo sound processors, a multitasking, windowing operating system, 256 kB RAM, and 880 kB 3.5-inch disk drive. Price is US$1300.
- Kay Kyser (James King Kern Kyser), US bandleader, dies.
- Commodore launches the Amiga personal computer at the Lincoln Center in New York.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Night Ranger - Sentimental Street
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
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