Monday 28 January 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Athina Onassis and Ximena Duque.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner.
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 Balance of Power or Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 January 1985 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Athina Onassis: Daughter of Christina.
- Ximena Duque: TV Actress.
- Daniel Carcillo: Canadian ice hockey player.
- J Cole: German-American rapper and producer.
- Lauris Dārziņš: Latvian ice hockey player.
- 12th American Music Award
- Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single We Are the World, to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Chicago - You're The Inspiration
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Prince - I Would Die 4 U
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
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