Monday 8 April 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Marchand-Arvier and Patrick Schliwa.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
In UK Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Mindbend by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mapp & Lucia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cap'n Magneto or Master of Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 April 1985 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Marie Marchand-Arvier: French Olympic athlete, she is a member of the French alpine ski team in the 2010 winter Olympics held in Vancouver, Canada.
- Patrick Schliwa: German rugby player.
- Yemane Tsegay: Ethiopian runner.
- Leader of the Pack opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 performances
- Amdahl releases UTS/V, first mainframe Unix operating system.
- Bhopal disaster: India files suit against Union Carbide for the disaster which killed an estimated 2,000 and injured another 200,000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?