Wednesday May 15, 1985

US date format: 5/15/1985, UK date format: 15/5/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Delphine Ledoux and Carl Medjani. In that special week of May people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Fletch, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alice in Wonderland or Hex.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Everton wins 25th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • An explosive device sent by the Unabomber injures John Hauser at University of California in Berkeley.

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Movies

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Ran

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 6 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Thinner by Richard Bachman

Thinner

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Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

Queenie by Michael Korda

Queenie

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At the heart of Michael Korda's dazzlilng novel is a woman so beautiful that nothing can hurt her--except her own past.

Men And Angels by Mary Gordon

Men And Angels

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With her husband abroad, an art historian employs a devout but difficult nanny, unsettling her domestic life as well as her view of motherhood—and of herselfWhen Anne Foster’s husband accepts a

Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk

Inside, Outside

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This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

The Blood Of Abraham by Jimmy Carter

The Blood Of Abraham

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Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

Hex

Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Ace

Ace

Platform: Commodore 16, Plus 4, VIC-20, 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, PCW, DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: UK Cascade Games; NA UBX

Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

The Bard's Tale

The Bard's Tale

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-9801

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 15, 1985?

On May 15, 1985 several famous people were born including, Delphine Ledoux, Carl Medjani, Cristiane .

Which famous people died on May 15, 1985?

Famous people died on May 15, 1985 include, Jackie Curtis.

What was the number one song in May 15, 1985?

The number one song in the week of May 15, 1985 was Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK.

What were the top hits on May 15, 1985?

The top hits on May 15, 1985 were Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds, Crazy For You by Madonna, One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle, Move Closer by Phyllis Nelson, I Feel Love (Medley) by Bronski Beat & Marc Almond in UK.


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