Monday June 17, 1985
US date format: 6/17/1985, UK date format: 17/6/1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Marcos Baghdatis and Andrea Demirovic.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Heaven by Bryan Adams.
In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein Mann macht klar Schiff.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Earth Fighter Rayieza or Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 17, 1985?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 launched
- John Hendricks launches the Discovery Channel in the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - Heaven
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Madonna - Angel
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better
- Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Marvin Gaye - Sanctified Lady
- Jesse Johnson's Revue - Can You Help Me
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Billy Ocean - Suddenly
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Ready For The World - Deep Inside Your Love
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- ConFunkShun - Electric Lady
- Atlantic Starr - Freak-A-Ristic
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 17If June 17, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 4 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 17, 1985?
On June 17, 1985 several famous people were born including, Marcos Baghdatis, Andrea Demirovic, Rafael Sobis.
Which famous people died on June 17, 1985?
Famous people died on June 17, 1985 include, Piet De Somer, John Boulting.
What was the number one song in June 17, 1985?
The number one song in the week of June 17, 1985 was Heaven by Bryan Adams in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd in UK.
What were the top hits on June 17, 1985?
The top hits on June 17, 1985 were Heaven by Bryan Adams, Sussudio by Phil Collins, Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd, Frankie by Sister Sledge, 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK.