Sunday 25 August 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Better Off Dead..., directed by Savage Steve Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beyond 2000.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Borrowed Time or Nodes of Yesod.
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1985 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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- Samantha Smith: American activist/actress (Elizabeth - Lime Street), dies at age 13 (born 1972).
- Met Dwight Goodin becomes youngest pitcher to win 20 games (20y 9m 9d)
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA National Pro-Am Golf Tournament
- STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem
- Disneyland welcomes three-year old Brooks Arthur Charles Burr as the park's 250-millionth visitor.
- Samantha Smith, quotGoodwill Ambassadorquot between the Soviet Union and the United States for writing a letter to Yuri Andropov about nuclear war, and eventually visiting the Soviet Union at Andropov's request, dies in the Bar Harbor Airlines Flight 1808 plane crash. She was 13.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Heart - What About Love?
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