Sunday June 16, 1985
US date format: 6/16/1985, UK date format: 16/6/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Joël Dicker .
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.
St. Elmo's Fire, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein Mann macht klar Schiff.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge or The Arc of Yesod.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 16, 1985?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills Country Club - Michigan
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
- T C Chen, ahead by four strokes in final round of US Open, loses by one stroke to Andy North.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 16, 1985?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Marvin Gaye - Sanctified Lady
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- ConFunkShun - Electric Lady
- Billy Ocean - Suddenly
- Ready For The World - Deep Inside Your Love
- Jesse Johnson's Revue - Can You Help Me
- Atlantic Starr - Freak-A-Ristic
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 16If June 16, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 16 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 16, 1985?
On June 16, 1985 several famous people were born including, Joël Dicker.
What was the number one song in June 16, 1985?
The number one song in the week of June 16, 1985 was Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd in UK.
What were the top hits on June 16, 1985?
The top hits on June 16, 1985 were Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, Heaven by Bryan Adams, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd, Frankie by Sister Sledge, 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK.