Saturday February 09, 1985
US date format: 2/9/1985, UK date format: 9/2/1985
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 9, 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 David Gallagher and Rachel Melvin.
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 Gribbly's Day Out or Fairlight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 09, 1985?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena is kidnapped and murdered in Mexico (his body is discovered March 5).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 09, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
- Klymaxx - The Men All Pause
- Stevie Wonder - Love Light In Flight
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?