Sunday February 17, 1985
US date format: 2/17/1985, UK date format: 17/2/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 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 Anne Curtis and Anders Jacobsen (ski jumper).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson 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 Cops 'n' Robbers or City Connection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 17, 1985?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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- 1st class postage rises from 20 cents to 22 cents
- 1st day / night game at the MCG, Australia vs. England
- Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater.
- Laffit Pincay Jr is third to ride 6,000th winners at Santa Anita.
- Wanda Perry: Actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Klymaxx - The Men All Pause
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Jeffrey Osborne - The Borderlines
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 17If February 17, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 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 February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 17, 1985?
On February 17, 1985 several famous people were born including, Anne Curtis, Anders Jacobsen (ski jumper), Sivakarthikeyan .
Which famous people died on February 17, 1985?
Famous people died on February 17, 1985 include, Wanda Perry.
What was the number one song in February 17, 1985?
The number one song in the week of February 17, 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 17, 1985?
The top hits on February 17, 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.