Thursday May 16, 1985
US date format: 5/16/1985, UK date format: 16/5/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Stanislav Ianevski and Corey Perry.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds.
In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle 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 Ice Climber or The Great American Cross-Country Road Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1985?
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- Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium
- Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year.
- Scientists of the British Antarctic Survey announce discovery of the ozone hole.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Wham! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Fresh
- USA For Africa - We Are The World
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- Debarge - Rhythm Of the Night
- Klymaxx - Meeting In The Ladies Room
- The Gap Band - I Found My Baby
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- ConFunkShun - Electric Lady
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 16, 1985?
On May 16, 1985 several famous people were born including, Stanislav Ianevski, Corey Perry, Sonal Chauhan.
Which famous people died on May 16, 1985?
Famous people died on May 16, 1985 include, Margaret Hamilton.
What was the number one song in May 16, 1985?
The number one song in the week of May 16, 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 16, 1985?
The top hits on May 16, 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.