Saturday 15 June 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nadine Coyle .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears.
In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits.
Lifeforce, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Hold The Dream by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Turkey Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragontorc or Racing Destruction Set.
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1985 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Nadine Coyle: Northern Irish singer (Girls Aloud).
- Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
- Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus
- Rembrandt's painting Danae is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Bryan Adams - Heaven
- Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
- Billy Ocean - Suddenly
- Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Madonna - Angel
- Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
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