Tuesday 1 January 1985, NewYear’s Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Carter (ice hockey) and Tiago Splitter.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
The Falcon and the Snowman, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lode Runner's Rescue or Buggy Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 1985
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1985 ?
- Jeff Carter (ice hockey)
- Tiago Splitter: Brazilian basketball player.
- Kerrie Roberts
- Juliana Harkavy
- Jeff Carter: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Remya Nambeesan: Indian film actress and dancer.
- Eyjólfur Héðinsson: Icelandic footballer and model.
- Steven Davis: Northern Irish footballer.
- Andrea Jeremiah: Indian-Tamil singer and actress.
- Kady Riklis: American noted family, the daughter of entertainer Pia Zadora and her 31-year-older multi-millionaire husband, Meshulam Riklis.
- Katrina Law: TV Actress.
- International Youth Year begins
- VH-1 made its broadcasting debut
- The Internet's Domain Name System is created.
- US's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (New York).
- VH-1 premieres on US cable as an adult contemporary music video channel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?