Tuesday January 01, 1985, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1985, UK date format: 1/1/1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
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 Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston 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 Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Halley Project or Delta 16.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1985?
- 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).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- 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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?