Sunday January 06, 1985, Epiphany
US date format: 1/6/1985, UK date format: 6/1/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 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 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.
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 Doomdark's Revenge or Grand National.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 06, 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
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- Robert H W Welch Jr: US founder/leader John Birch Society,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 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
Sport Games on January 06, 1985
- Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 23
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins : 28 - 45
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 06If January 06, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?