Wednesday December 18, 1985

US date format: 12/18/1985, UK date format: 18/12/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 18, 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 Hana Soukupová and Tara Conner. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing My Hero/Seishun Scandal or Peter Pack Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at December 18 across the years or at December 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Movies

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States of America

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Clue

Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

TV Series

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Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Days to next December 18

If December 18, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Texas by James A. Michener

Texas

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Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

Lucky by Jackie Collins

Lucky

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Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies by Lewis Grizzard

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies

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From New York Times Bestselling Author Lewis Grizzard ...John Wayne had it. True Grit, that is. Bestselling humorist and philosopher Lewis Grizzard looked for other Americans with true grit.

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

My Hero/Seishun Scandal

My Hero/Seishun Scandal

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Field Combat

Field Combat

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer,[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Jaleco

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Fairlight

Fairlight

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 18, 1985?

On December 18, 1985 several famous people were born including, Hana Soukupová, Tara Conner, Hana Soukupova.

Which famous people died on December 18, 1985?

Famous people died on December 18, 1985 include, Xuan Dieu.

What was the number one song in December 18, 1985?

The number one song in the week of December 18, 1985 was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.

What were the top hits on December 18, 1985?

The top hits on December 18, 1985 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Broken Wings by Mr. Mister, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, I'm Your Man by Wham! in UK.


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