Monday July 08, 1985
US date format: 7/8/1985, UK date format: 8/7/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 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 Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Borrowed Time or Project Space Station.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 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
- 99th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)
- Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1985?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 08If July 08, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 10 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 July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 08, 1985?
On July 08, 1985 several famous people were born including, Belinda Selene, Triin Aljand, Jamie Cook.
Which famous people died on July 08, 1985?
Famous people died on July 08, 1985 include, Gardner Cowles Jr, Phil Foster, Simon Kuznets.
What was the number one song in July 08, 1985?
The number one song in the week of July 08, 1985 was A View To A Kill by Duran Duran in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge in UK.
What were the top hits on July 08, 1985?
The top hits on July 08, 1985 were A View To A Kill by Duran Duran, Sussudio by Phil Collins, Raspberry Beret by Prince in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.