Thursday 2 May 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lily Allen and David Nugent.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Las amazonas.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Halley Project or Trivia Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1985 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Lily Allen: English singer and songwriter.
- David Nugent: English footballer.
- Oh Land: Pop Singer.
- Kyle Busch: American race car driver.
- Ashley Harkleroad: American tennis player.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Microsoft introduces the Excel spreadsheet program for the Macintosh. Despite Lotus Development releasing Jazz four months before Excel ships, Excel quickly dominates the market, increasing sales of the Macintosh just as VisiCalc and Lotus 1-2-3 had done for their platforms earlier.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Animotion - Obsession
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Don Henley - All She Wants To Do Is Dance
- Sade - Smooth Operator
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