Thursday 9 May 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Audrina Patridge and Chris Zylka.
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 Once Upon A Time by Gloria Vanderbilt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Pool or Pit Pot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1985 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Audrina Patridge: American actress.
- Chris Zylka: TV Actor.
- Henrique: Brazilian soccer player.
- Jake Long: American football player.
- Henrique Silva: Brazilian footballer.
- Edmond O'Brien, American actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), dies at age 69 of Alzheimer's disease (born 1915).
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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