Friday 8 March 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ewa Sonnet and Mio Takeuchi.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 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 Kyoju tokuso Jaspion.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ice Palace or Acrojet.
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1985 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
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- Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
- A failed assassination attempt on Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah in Beirut, Lebanon, kills at least 45 and injures 175 others.
- Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and ''de facto'' leader of the Soviet Union.
- Mohammed Al Fayed buys the London-based department store company Harrods.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Madonna - Material Girl
- Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
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