Monday 8 July 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Belinda Selene and Triin Aljand.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Pee-wee's Big Adventure, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baraduke or Galactic Warriors.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1985 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Belinda Selene: YouTube Star.
- Triin Aljand: Estonian swimmer.
- Jamie Cook: English guitarist and songwriter (Arctic Monkeys).
- 99th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)
- Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- 'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Cyndi Lauper - The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
Top #10 R&B songs
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Too Many Games
- I Wonder If I Take You Home - Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Paul Hardcastle - 19
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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