Sunday February 17, 1985
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 The Finishing School by Gail Godwin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nonterraqueous or Back to Skool.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1985 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Anne Curtis: Filipino actress and model.
- Anders Jacobsen (ski jumper)
- Ahna O'Reilly: Actress.
- Sivakarthikeyan : Movie Actor.
- Anders Jacobsen: Norwegian ski jumper.
- Wanda Perry: Actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67.
- 1st class postage rises from 20 cents to 22 cents
- 1st day / night game at the MCG, Australia vs. England
- 3rd person to receive an artificial heart (Murray Haydon)
- Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater.
- Laffit Pincay Jr is third to ride 6,000th winners at Santa Anita.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
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 #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
- Easy Lover - Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
- Jeffrey Osborne - The Borderlines
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
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