Monday July 15, 1985
US date format: 7/15/1985, UK date format: 15/7/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Ivette Blanche and Benjamin Lemaire.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A-Train or The Empire of Karn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 15, 1985?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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- Deborah Carthy-Deu, of Puerto Rico, crowned 34th Miss Universe
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 15, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Paul Hardcastle - 19
- Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 15If July 15, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 23 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?