Sunday 14 April 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Miriam Leone and Grant Clitsome.
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.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Smart Women, Foolish Choices by Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mapp & Lucia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Pawn or Chaos: The Battle of Wizards.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1985 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Miriam Leone: Italian television personality and beauty pageant titleholder who won the Miss Italia 2008 beauty contest.
- Grant Clitsome: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Take Me Along! opens / closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
- Caps 4-Isles 6 - Patrick Division Semifinals - Series tied at 2-2
- Alan Garcia wins elections in Peru.
- Jack C Burcham is 5th to receive "Jarvik 7" permanent artificial heart.
- 49th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 282.
- Ahmed Salah wins first World Cup marathon (2:08:09).
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic.
- Bob Carpenter is unsuccessful on Washington Capitals first playoff penalty shot.
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