Wednesday 8 May 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mashio Miyazaki and Problem .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Great American Cross-Country Road Race or F-15 Strike Eagle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 May 1985 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Mashio Miyazaki: Japanese actress.
- Problem : Rapper.
- Mona Kattan: Blogger.
- Tommaso Ciampa: American wrestler.
- Devon Soltendieck: Canadian journalist and game show host.
- Silvia Stroescu: Romanian gymnast
- Sarah Vaillancourt: Canadian ice hockey player
- Usama Young: American football player
- 20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama and Judds win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Animotion - Obsession
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?