Thursday September 19, 1985
US date format: 9/19/1985, UK date format: 19/9/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 19, 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 Song Joong-Ki and Renee Young.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gyromite or Buggy Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 19, 1985?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
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- Allied Chemical (Allied Corp.) changes its company name to Allied-Signal Incorp.
- Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.
- An 8.1 Richter scale earthquake strikes Mexico City. Around 10,000 people are killed, 30,000 injured, and 95,000 left homeless.
- Italo Calvino: Italian noted writer who dominated the...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 19, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
- 9.9 - All Of Me For All Of You
- Bobby Womack - I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much
- The Pointer Sisters - Dare Me
- Boogie Boys - Fly Girl
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
- Starpoint - Object Of My Desire
Sport Games on September 19, 1985
- Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 33 - 24
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 19If September 19, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 10 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 9 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?