Friday March 01, 1985
US date format: 3/1/1985, UK date format: 1/3/1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 J Leman and Andreas Ottl.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Sylvester, directed by Tim Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant or Gradius.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1985?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
- Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks.
- Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter.
- Eugene List: US concert pianist, dies at age 66.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- John Fogerty - The Old Man Down The Road
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 01, 1985?
On March 01, 1985 several famous people were born including, J Leman, Andreas Ottl, Yun Ok-hee.
Which famous people died on March 01, 1985?
Famous people died on March 01, 1985 include, Eugene List.
What was the number one song in March 01, 1985?
The number one song in the week of March 01, 1985 was Careless Whisper by Wham! in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.
What were the top hits on March 01, 1985?
The top hits on March 01, 1985 were Careless Whisper by Wham!, Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon, California Girls by David Lee Roth in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson, Love And Pride by King, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.