Sunday 6 January 1985, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Boxcar Bertha, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwyche or Cosmic Wartoad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- 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
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
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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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