Monday 26 August 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Price and Brian Kelley.
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 Paradroid or Poly Play.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1985 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- David Price: Baseball Player.
- Brian Kelley: Country Singer.
- Oleksiy Kasyanov: Ukrainian decathlete.
- Brandon McDonald: American football player.
- Pieter Jongeling: Dutch MP / editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76.
- French government claims no knowledge of assault on Rainbow Warrior
- Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray knocks in nine RBIs in a game versus California Angels.
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
- 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
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Billy Joel - You're Only Human (Second Wind)
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
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