Tuesday 27 August 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Greene and Kayla Ewell.
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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back or Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant.
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1985 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Steve Greene: YouTube Star.
- Kayla Ewell: TV Actress.
- Kevan Hurst: English footballer.
- Nikica Jelavić: Croatian footballer.
- Daniel Küblböck: German singer and actor.
- Alexandra Nechita: Romanian-American painter and sculptor
- 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I) - Discovery 6 - launched.
- Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years and 8 days old is youngest to win a US Tennis Open match (beats Sara Gomer in 1st round)
- The Nigerian government is peacefully overthrown by Army Chief of Staff Major General Ibrahim Babangida.
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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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