Monday December 16, 1985
US date format: 12/16/1985, UK date format: 16/12/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 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 Amanda Setton and Haftbefehl .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who and the Warlord or Cosmic Soldier.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1985?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission
- In New York City, Mafia bosses Paul Castellano and Thomas Bilotti are shot dead in front of Spark's Steak House, making hit organizer John Gotti the leader of the powerful Gambino organized crime family.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- New Edition - Count Me Out
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love
- The Jets - Curiosity
- Kool & The Gang - Emergency
- Ready For The World - Digital Display
Sport Games on December 16, 1985
- New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 30
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 16, 1985?
On December 16, 1985 several famous people were born including, Amanda Setton, Haftbefehl , Abdelhalim Badjoudj.
Which famous people died on December 16, 1985?
Famous people died on December 16, 1985 include, Thomas Bilotti, Paul Castellano.
What was the number one song in December 16, 1985?
The number one song in the week of December 16, 1985 was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on December 16, 1985?
The top hits on December 16, 1985 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Broken Wings by Mr. Mister, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, I'm Your Man by Wham! in UK.