Sunday 3 March 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Kelley and Mariel Zagunis.
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.
Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Johann Sebastian Bach.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet or Tehkan Gridiron Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- United States - Bonza Bottler Day
- Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
- Malawi - Martyr's Day.
- Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
- Nathalie Kelley: Movie Actress.
- Mariel Zagunis
- Toby Turner: YouTube Star.
- Sam Morrow: Irish footballer.
- Sarah Blanding: first US female college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at age 86.
- Moonlighting with Cybill Shepard and Bruce Willis, premieres
- My One & Only closes at St. James Theater NYC after 767 performances
- Bill Shoemaker is 1st jockey to surpass $100 million
- National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51-week strike.
- Willie Shoemaker becomes first jockey to win US$100 million.
- Betsy King wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic.
- Arthur Scargill declares that the National Union of Mineworkers national executive voted to end the longest-running industrial dispute in Great Britain without any peace deal over pit closures.
- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck the Valparaiso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- John Fogerty - The Old Man Down The Road
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