Wednesday 17 April 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rooney Mara and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mapp & Lucia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle City or Chaos: The Battle of Wizards.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Rooney Mara: Movie Actress.
- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: French athlete, a professional tennis player nicknamed Mohammad Ali of tennis.
- Luke Mitchell: TV Actor.
- Mehdi Nemmouche: French-Algerian, arrested at the Saint-Charles railway station in Marseille (30 May 2014), in connection with the Jewish Brussel Museum shooting.
- Heidi Shepherd: Metal Singer.
- William Snape: English actor.
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