Tuesday 15 January 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rene Adler and Kenneth Emil Petersen.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cross Country USA or Fooblitzky.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Rene Adler: German footballer.
- Kenneth Emil Petersen: Danish footballer.
- René Adler: German footballer.
- Enrico Patrizio: Italian rugby player.
- Kenneth Petersen: Danish footballer.
- Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected President
- Tancredo Neves is elected president of Brazil by the Congress, ending 21 years of military rule.
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Ashbery and Fred Chapell.
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