Wednesday January 2, 1985
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Damien Bodie and Heather O'Reilly.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 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 The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Law of the West or Macadam Bumper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 January 1985
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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
- Damien Bodie
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- We All Stand Together - Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus
- See The Day - Dee C Lee
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?