Thursday 12 December 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Brazil, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pachicom or Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
What the sky looked like on 12 December 1985
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Which were the important events of 12 December 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)
- Sabine Devieilhe: French soprano.
- Andrew Ladd: Hockey Player.
- Pat Calathes: Greek-American basketball player.
- Chris Jennings: American football player.
- Shihori Kanjiya: Japanese actress.
- Erika Van Pelt: American singer.
- David Veikune: American football player.
- Giannis Zaradoukas: Greek footballer.
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?