Tuesday 19 February 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emilie Tanay and Drea Dominique.
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.
Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bogart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A-Train or Hacker.
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Which were the important events of 19 February 1985 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Emilie Tanay: French homicide victim, nine-years-old when she inadvertently took poison intended for another.
- Drea Dominique: Reality Star.
- Arielle Kebbel: American actress.
- Haylie Duff: American actress and singer.
- Sławomir Peszko: Polish footballer.
- 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain
- Mickey Mouse welcomed in China
- ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy.
- Disney's Mickey Mouse character welcomed in China.
- Canned and bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola.
- William Schroeder is first artificial heart patient to leave hospital. He spends 15 minutes outside Humana Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
- Artificial heart recipient William J. Schroeder becomes the first such patient to leave hospital.
- Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 crashes into Mount Oiz in Spain, killing 148.
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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
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
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