Thursday January 03, 1985
US date format: 1/3/1985, UK date format: 3/1/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Laura Zuniga and Nicole Beharie.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston 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 Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gyromite or Chuckie Egg 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 03, 1985?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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- Azharuddin scores 110 in first Test innings.
- Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews.
- Lucien Cailliet: Composer, dies at 93.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 03, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
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Days to next January 03If January 03, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?