Monday September 09, 1985
US date format: 9/9/1985, UK date format: 9/9/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 J R Smith and Luka Modric.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
Faasle, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Buster or Doppleganger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 09, 1985?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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- President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa
- Race riot in Birmingham England
- US President Ronald Reagan issues Executive Order 12532, effective October 11, placing trade and other sanctions against South Africa because of its apartheid policies, and directing Treasury to study the issuance of American gold bullion coins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 09, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Wham! - Freedom
- Prince - Pop Life
- Pat Benatar - Invincible
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
- Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
- Boogie Boys - Fly Girl
- 9.9 - All Of Me For All Of You
- Prince And The Revolution - Pop Life
- The Pointer Sisters - Dare Me
- Billy Ocean - Mystery Lady
Sport Games on September 09, 1985
- Washington Redskins - Dallas Cowboys : 14 - 44
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 09If September 09, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 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?