Thursday 8 August 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Dunstall and Natalia Velez.
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.
Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Smart Women, Foolish Choices by Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Beyond 2000.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Mario or Desert Fox.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1985 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Julia Dunstall
- Natalia Velez
- Ryan Koolwijk: Dutch footballer.
- James Morgan: Welsh actor and producer.
- Brett Ratliff: American football player.
- Louise Brooks: American dancer, actress, and movie historian (d. 1985).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
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