Wednesday 2 January 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luis Beza and Heather O'Reilly.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle City or G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1985 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Luis Beza: American musician.
- Heather O'Reilly: US Women's national soccer player.
- Ivan Dodig: Croatian tennis player.
- Marius Neset: Norwegian saxophonist and composer (JazzKamikaze).
- Australia beats West Indies by innings at Sydney Cricket Ground, Bob Holland 10 match wickets.
- Egyptian President Mubarak re-appoints Coptic pope Shenuda III.
- Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score.
- Undefeated Brigham Young University becomes college football champion.
- 90th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Brent Sutter.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
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