Saturday February 16, 1985

US date format: 2/16/1985, UK date format: 16/2/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 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 Stacy Lewis and Ron Vlaar. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Purple Rose of Cairo, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge or 4-D Warriors.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at February 16 across the years or at February 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • New Jersey Devils score their fastest hat trick in 42 seconds
  • Largest NBA crowd to date, 43,816, sees Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons.
  • Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion.
  • Hezbollah is founded.
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Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69.

Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

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

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

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

Witness

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Club MTV

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States of America

Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

Days to next February 16

If February 16, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

The Sicilian

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After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

Love And War by John Jakes

Love And War

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#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

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The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Games Workshop

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1985?

On February 16, 1985 several famous people were born including, Stacy Lewis, Ron Vlaar, Zoi Dimoschaki.

Which famous people died on February 16, 1985?

Famous people died on February 16, 1985 include, Larry Ward.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1985?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1985 was Careless Whisper by Wham! in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1985?

The top hits on February 16, 1985 were Careless Whisper by Wham!, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson, Love And Pride by King, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.


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