Friday December 20, 1985
US date format: 12/20/1985, UK date format: 20/12/1985
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It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 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 Jillian Grace and Gilbert Kirwa.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rags to Riches or Heart of Africa.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 20, 1985?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Denis Potvin passes Bobby Orr as NHL defenseman scorer (916 points).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 20, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- New Edition - Count Me Out
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love
- The Jets - Curiosity
- Kool & The Gang - Emergency
- Ready For The World - Digital Display
Sport Games on December 20, 1985
- Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 27 - 24
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