Thursday August 15, 1985
US date format: 8/15/1985, UK date format: 15/8/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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 Cogie Domingo and Emily Kinney.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Desert Hearts, directed by Donna Deitch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Grasshopper Trap by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Fairyland Story or Ghetto Blaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 15, 1985?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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- Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa
- Iraqi air raid on Iran oil-island Kharg
- Richard Yardumian: US Composer (Creator Spirit), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 15If August 15, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 3 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 19 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 15, 1985?
On August 15, 1985 several famous people were born including, Cogie Domingo, Emily Kinney, Andrea Lewis.
Which famous people died on August 15, 1985?
Famous people died on August 15, 1985 include, Richard Yardumian.
What was the number one song in August 15, 1985?
The number one song in the week of August 15, 1985 was Shout by Tears For Fears in US and Into The Groove by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on August 15, 1985?
The top hits on August 15, 1985 were Shout by Tears For Fears, Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News, Never Surrender by Corey Hart in US and Into The Groove by Madonna, I Got You Babe by UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.