Thursday August 08, 1985
US date format: 8/8/1985, UK date format: 8/8/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 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 Julia Dunstall and Natalia Velez.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears.
In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
My Beautiful Laundrette, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kong Strikes Back! or One Man and His Droid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 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
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- Louise Brooks: American dancer, actress, and movie...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1985?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Luther Vandross - It's Over Now
- Rick James - Glow
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Patti LaBelle - Stir It Up
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 08If August 08, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 8 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 08, 1985?
On August 08, 1985 several famous people were born including, Julia Dunstall, Natalia Velez, Ryan Koolwijk.
Which famous people died on August 08, 1985?
Famous people died on August 08, 1985 include, Louise Brooks.
What was the number one song in August 08, 1985?
The number one song in the week of August 08, 1985 was Shout by Tears For Fears in US and Into The Groove by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on August 08, 1985?
The top hits on August 08, 1985 were Shout by Tears For Fears, Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young, If You Love Somebody Set Them Free by Sting in US and Into The Groove by Madonna, I Got You Babe by UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.