Sunday January 6, 1985, Epiphany
This day in 30 sec.
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amalie Bruun and Christielle Burbach.
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 Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nodes of Yesod or Penguin Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 January 1985
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1985 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Amalie Bruun
- Christielle Burbach: French homicide victim, age four when she was raped and her throat slashed as she slept in a parked car.
- Ben Haenow: English singer.
- Inge Vermeulen: Brazilian-Dutch field hockey player (d. 2015).
- Robert H W Welch Jr: US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at age 85.
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Sport Games on 6 January 1985
- Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 23
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins : 28 - 45
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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?