Tuesday February 12, 1985
US date format: 2/12/1985, UK date format: 12/2/1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Tenzin Ösel Rinpoche and Terry Smith.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
The Purple Rose of Cairo, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Be-Bop High School or Fairlight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 12, 1985?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
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- 37th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-4 at Calgary.
- Nicholas Colssanto: Actor (Coach-Cheers), dies at 61.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 12, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Klymaxx - The Men All Pause
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Jeffrey Osborne - The Borderlines
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 12If February 12, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 6 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?