Monday February 11, 1985
US date format: 2/11/1985, UK date format: 11/2/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 Harris Allan and Casey Dellacqua.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
The Purple Rose of Cairo, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Sicilian by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Metro-Cross or Alice in Wonderland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 11, 1985?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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- Jordan King Hussein and PLO leader Arafat sign accord
- Kent Hrbek signs 5-year, US$6 million contract with Minnesota Twins, making him the club's first million dollar player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 11, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Klymaxx - The Men All Pause
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Jeffrey Osborne - The Borderlines
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 11If February 11, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 19 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?