Thursday 25 April 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Halyalkar and Jadyn Maria.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Las amazonas.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kong Strikes Back! or Project Space Station.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1985 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Jonathan Halyalkar: Ramsey in New Jersey; actor (Billy - Who's the Boss).
- Jadyn Maria: Puerto Rican singer & songwriter.
- Giedo van der Garde: Dutch race car driver.
- Flyers 2-Isles 6 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 3-1 lead
- For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game
- West German Parliament rules it illegal to deny the holocaust.
- Roger Miller's musical Big River, premieres at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 1005 performances.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Animotion - Obsession
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire
- Don Henley - All She Wants To Do Is Dance
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