Friday January 11, 1985

US date format: 1/11/1985, UK date format: 11/1/1985

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on January 11, 1985, here's what our experts found out: it was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 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 Aja King and Kazuki Nakajima. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1985 while Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Norway 1985 or Autoduel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.
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Fandango

Fandango

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

Hail Mary

Hail Mary

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Manon Andersen

Tomboy

Tomboy

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Herb Freed

Starring: Betsy Russell, Gerard Christopher, Kristi Somers, Richard Erdman

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman

Release year: 1985

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten

The New Kids

The New Kids

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

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Books

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Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

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The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

Secrets by Danielle Steel

Secrets

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Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

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Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Norway 1985

Norway 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Autoduel

Autoduel

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Origin Systems

Nightshade

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Bored of the Rings

Bored of the Rings

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Delta 4, CRL Group

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Roguelike dungeon crawl

Publisher: Woodrose Editions

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 11, 1985?

On January 11, 1985 several famous people were born including, Aja King, Kazuki Nakajima, Aaron Porter.

Which famous people died on January 11, 1985?

Famous people died on January 11, 1985 include, Sir William McKell.

What was the number one song in January 11, 1985?

The number one song in the week of January 11, 1985 was Like A Virgin by Madonna in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.

What were the top hits on January 11, 1985?

The top hits on January 11, 1985 were Like A Virgin by Madonna, All I Need by Jack Wagner, Wild Boys by Duran Duran in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.