Monday September 16, 1985
US date format: 9/16/1985, UK date format: 16/9/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Madeline Zima and Max Minghella.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror or Grand National.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 16, 1985?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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- Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs resigns as chairman of Apple Computer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
- 9.9 - All Of Me For All Of You
- Bobby Womack - I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much
- The Pointer Sisters - Dare Me
- Boogie Boys - Fly Girl
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
- Starpoint - Object Of My Desire
Sport Games on September 16, 1985
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 17
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 16If September 16, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 21 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?