Saturday April 13, 1985

US date format: 4/13/1985, UK date format: 13/4/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 13, 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 Ty Dolla Sign and Carmen Carrera. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. The Return of the Living Dead, directed by Dan O'Bannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Finishing School by Gail Godwin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mussolini and I. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or Finalizer - Super Transformation.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • TASS denounced US boycott of Moscow Olympics
  • Atlantis ferried to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • Caps 1-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Semifinals - Caps hold 2-1 lead
  • Ramiz Alia succeeds Enver Hoxha as party leader of Albania.

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Movies

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The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Stick

Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning

Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Directed by: Emmett Alston

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow, Blackie Dammett

Arjun

Arjun

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Kiran, Anupam Kher

Moving Violations

Moving Violations

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: John Murray, Jennifer Tilly, James Keach, Brian Backer

TV Series

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Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Metrópolis

Metrópolis

Days to next April 13

If April 13, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 5 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Finishing School by Gail Godwin

The Finishing School

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Justin Stokes would never forget the summer she turned fourteen, nor the woman who transformed her bleak adolescent life into a wondrous place of brilliant color.

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Virgin And Martyr by Andrew M. Greeley

Virgin And Martyr

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Virgin and Martyr

Mindbend by Robin Cook

Mindbend

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Future doctor Adam Schonberg loved his wife. That was why he took a job with the giant drug firm Arolen, for the money he needed for their coming baby.His

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Action Biker

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

Alien 8

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Dragon Buster

Dragon Buster

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801, X68000, Wii and Wii U (Virtual Console), iOS, Android

Genre: Platform game Dungeon crawl Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP/NA Namco; JP Dempa; JP Enix (PC88)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 13, 1985?

On April 13, 1985 several famous people were born including, Ty Dolla Sign, Carmen Carrera, Joe Jo.

What was the number one song in April 13, 1985?

The number one song in the week of April 13, 1985 was We Are The World by USA for Africa in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in UK.

What were the top hits on April 13, 1985?

The top hits on April 13, 1985 were We Are The World by USA for Africa, One More Night by Phil Collins, Crazy For You by Madonna in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, We Are The World by USA For Africa, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins in UK.


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