Thursday February 14, 1985, Valentine's Day
US date format: 2/14/1985, UK date format: 14/2/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 14, 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 Karima Adebibe and Havana Brown (DJ).
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 So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ninja JaJaMaru-kun or Alpha Mission.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 14, 1985?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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- Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut, Lebanon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 14, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?