Friday 11 January 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kazuki Nakajima and Rie fu.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Boxcar Bertha, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos: The Battle of Wizards or Power!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1985 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Rie fu: Japanese singer.
- Kazuki Nakajima: Japanese racing driver.
- Aaron Porter: British politician.
- Newton Faulkner: British singer.
- Aja King: TV Actress.
- Lucy Knisley: American author and illustrator.
- Sir William McKell: Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1891).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Dee C Lee - See The Day
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