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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Sylvester

Sylvester

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

Mask

Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

Late Starter

Late Starter

Hâi sureppu Jun

Hâi sureppu Jun

Days to next March 01

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr

See You Later Alligator

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Hardcover with dustjacket.

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

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The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

The Living Planet by David Attenborough

The Living Planet

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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cavelord

Cavelord

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Axis Komputerkunst

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

Platform: PC, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, PCjr

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Metro-Cross

Metro-Cross

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP/EU Namco; NA/EU U.S. Gold

Gradius

Gradius

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 4, Famicom/NES, Game Boy, Microsoft Windows, Mobile Phone, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Nintendo DS, Nintendo eShop, PC Engine, PlayStation, PlayStation Network, PlayStatio

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sharp WW Hudson Soft; JP Sharp; WW Hudson Soft

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.


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