Thursday January 17, 1985
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Simone Simons and Kangin .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits.
Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cross Country USA or Mercenary.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 January 1985
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1985 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Simone Simons: Dutch mezzo-soprano singer and the lead vocalist of symphonic metal band Epica.
- Kangin : South Korean singer dancer and actor (Super Junior).
- Anna Alminova
- Adriana Ugarte
- Betsy Ruth: American wrestler and manager.
- Pablo Barrientos: Argentinian footballer.
- Riyu Kosaka: Japanese singer (BeForU).
- Kang-in: South Korean singer, dancer, actor, MC, and DJ (Super Junior).
- Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (versus England).
- British Telecom announces it is going to phase out its famous red telephone boxes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Midnight Star - Operator
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Stevie Wonder - Love Light In Flight
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
- Ashford & Simpson - Solid
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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