Friday 12 July 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Natasha Poly and Gianluca Curci.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Doris Day's Best Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Poly Play or Everyone's A Wally.
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 July 1985
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1985 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Natasha Poly: Russian supermodel.
- Paulo Barreto: Brazilian footballer.
- Gianluca Curci: Italian footballer.
- Luiz Ejlli: Albanian singer.
- Keven Lacombe: Canadian cyclist.
- Ismael Londt: Surinamese-Dutch Kickboxer.
- STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- 'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Cyndi Lauper - The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
Top #10 R&B songs
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Too Many Games
- I Wonder If I Take You Home - Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Paul Hardcastle - 19
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?