Friday 8 February 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Liza Pastor and Jeremy Davis.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Brazil, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing or Bored of the Rings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 February 1985
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1985 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Liza Pastor
- Nathalie Odzierejko: YouTube Star.
- Jeremy Davis: Bassist.
- Petra Cetkovská: Czech tennis player.
- Nao Matsushita: Japanese actress and singer.
- Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea.
- Michael Gross swims world record 800 metre freestyle (7:38.75).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- Chicago - You're The Inspiration
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Prince - I Would Die 4 U
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
- Klymaxx - The Men All Pause
- Stevie Wonder - Love Light In Flight
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?