Sunday August 04, 1985
US date format: 8/4/1985, UK date format: 4/8/1985
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 Kina Grannis and Crystal Bowersox.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Year of the Dragon, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back or Law of the West.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 04, 1985?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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- Dreamgirls closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1522 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Night Ranger - Sentimental Street
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Luther Vandross - It's Over Now
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Rick James - Glow
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Patti LaBelle - Stir It Up
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?