Thursday January 17, 1985
US date format: 1/17/1985, UK date format: 17/1/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 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 Simone Simons and Kangin .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Benny Hill's Madcap Chase or Law of the West.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 17, 1985?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (versus England).
- British Telecom announces it is going to phase out its famous red telephone boxes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 17If January 17, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 15 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 January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 17, 1985?
On January 17, 1985 several famous people were born including, Simone Simons, Kangin , Anna Alminova.
What was the number one song in January 17, 1985?
The number one song in the week of January 17, 1985 was Like A Virgin by Madonna in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.
What were the top hits on January 17, 1985?
The top hits on January 17, 1985 were Like A Virgin by Madonna, All I Need by Jack Wagner, You're The Inspiration by Chicago in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.