Friday February 08, 1985

US date format: 2/8/1985, UK date format: 8/2/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 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 Moscow Rules by Robert Moss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nightshade or Project Space Station.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea.
  • Michael Gross swims world record 800 metre freestyle (7:38.75).

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

Angry Harvest

Angry Harvest

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elisabeth Trissenaar, Wojciech Pszoniak, Gerd Baltus

Zamana

Zamana

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon, Ranjeeta Kaur

Martin's Day

Martin's Day

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Starring: Richard Harris, Lindsay Wagner, James Coburn, Justin Henry

Fuk sing go jiu

Fuk sing go jiu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Charlie Chin, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Richard Ng

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest

Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest

Rädda Joppe - död eller levande

Rädda Joppe - död eller levande

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Moscow Rules by Robert Moss

Moscow Rules

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Yuri Andropov is dead, and the shaky succession of Konstantin Chernenko leaves Russia in turmoil. Like many others Sasha Preobrazhensky has become disillusioned with Moscow. He

Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

Son Of The Morning Star

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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

Glitz by Elmore Leonard

Glitz

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“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine

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Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

Alpha Mission

Alpha Mission

Platform: Arcade NES

Genre: Vertical Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Nightshade

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, ZX Spectrum, Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU Gremlin Graphics; JP Jaleco

Project Space Station

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 08, 1985?

On February 08, 1985 several famous people were born including, Liza Pastor, Nathalie Odzierejko, Jeremy Davis.

Which famous people died on February 08, 1985?

Famous people died on February 08, 1985 include, Tom Greenway, Marvin Miller, William Lyons.

What was the number one song in February 08, 1985?

The number one song in the week of February 08, 1985 was I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.

What were the top hits on February 08, 1985?

The top hits on February 08, 1985 were I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey, Careless Whisper by Wham! in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson, Love And Pride by King, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.


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