Monday March 11, 1985

US date format: 3/11/1985, UK date format: 11/3/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 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 Cindy Santos (Nouvelle Star) and Greg Olsen. In that special week of March people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwyche or Grand National.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at March 11 across the years or at March 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Zambia - Youth Day.
  • Saint Rosina
  • Saint Alberta
  • Saint Vindician
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Events

  • Mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Days to next March 11

If March 11, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
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Books

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Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin

Citizen Hughes

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Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese movie The Aviator, Howard Hughes is legendary as a playboy and pilot—but he is notorious for what he became: the ultimate mystery man.

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."

Moscow Rules by Robert Moss

Moscow Rules

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Yuri Andropov is dead, and the shaky succession of Konstantin Chernenko leaves Russia in turmoil. Like many others Sasha Preobrazhensky has become disillusioned with Moscow. He

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub

The Talisman

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The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

The Abandonment Of The Jews by David S. Wyman

The Abandonment Of The Jews

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The Abandonment of the Jews received enormous critical and commercial attention when it was first released in 1984, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for five weeks as well

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Platform: Family Computer[1] Arcade MSX NEC PC-8801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

Grand National

Grand National

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Elite Systems

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

Jet

Jet

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: subLOGIC

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 11, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is March 11, 1985?

On March 11, 1985 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 11, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 11, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on March 11, 1985?

On March 11, 1985 several famous people were born including, Cindy Santos (Nouvelle Star), Paul Bissonnette, Greg Olsen.

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

The number one song in the week of March 11, 1985 was Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive in UK.

What were the top hits on March 11, 1985?

The top hits on March 11, 1985 were Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon, The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey, Material Girl by Madonna in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins, I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.


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