Thursday December 12, 1985
US date format: 12/12/1985, UK date format: 12/12/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Andrew Ladd and Sabine Devieilhe.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Revolution, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Oliver Maass.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buggy Boy or Desert Fox.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 12, 1985?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- 248 US soldiers and 8 crew members die in Arrow Air charter crash
- DC-8 crashes near Gander, Newfoundland; 258 die
- NASA launches space vehicle S-207.
- Arrow Air Flight 1285, a Douglas DC-8, crashes after takeoff in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, killing 256, 248 of whom were U.S. servicemen returning to Fort Campbell, Kentucky from overseeing a peacekeeping force in Sinai.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- New Edition - Count Me Out
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love
- Kool & The Gang - Emergency
- Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
- The Jets - Curiosity
- Whitney Houston - Thinking About You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 12If December 12, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 12, 1985?
On December 12, 1985 several famous people were born including, Andrew Ladd, Pat Calathes, Sabine Devieilhe.
Which famous people died on December 12, 1985?
Famous people died on December 12, 1985 include, Anne Baxter, Ian Stewart.
What was the number one song in December 12, 1985?
The number one song in the week of December 12, 1985 was Broken Wings by Mr. Mister in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on December 12, 1985?
The top hits on December 12, 1985 were Broken Wings by Mr. Mister, Separate Lives by Phil Collins, Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, I'm Your Man by Wham! in UK.