Saturday 26 January 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mads Ibenfeldt and Heather Stanning.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Sicilian by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bored of the Rings or My Hero/Seishun Scandal.
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- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
Famous Birthdays:26 January
- James Cameron: Canadian film director.
- 42th Golden Globes: Amadeus wins.
- Edmonton Oilers' Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season.
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