Wednesday February 20, 1985
US date format: 2/20/1985, UK date format: 20/2/1985
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Julia Volkova and Adam Kovic.
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.
Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hacker or Everyone's A Wally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 20, 1985?
- Minolta releases the Maxxum 7000, world's first autofocus single-lens reflex camera.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 20, 1985?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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