Monday July 01, 1985
US date format: 7/1/1985, UK date format: 1/7/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Léa Seydoux and Chris Perez.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sussudio by Phil Collins.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Come and See, directed by Elem Klimov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Racing Destruction Set or Gribbly's Day Out.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1985?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- The Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons enters into force.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Jesse Johnson's Revue - Can You Help Me
- Marvin Gaye - Sanctified Lady
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Too Many Games
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 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?