Saturday July 20, 1985
US date format: 7/20/1985, UK date format: 20/7/1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 John Francis Daley and Harley Morenstein.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Rats or Exed Exes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 20, 1985?
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- Divers find wreck of Spanish galleon Atocha
- Walt Disney World welcomes its 200-millionth guest, Virgil Waytes, Jr.
- The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.
- State President of South Africa, P. W. Botha, declares a state of emergency in 36 magisterial districts of South Africa amid growing civil unrest in black townships.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 20, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Paul Hardcastle - 19
- Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 20If July 20, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 19 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 20, 1985?
On July 20, 1985 several famous people were born including, John Francis Daley, John Daley, Harley Morenstein.
What was the number one song in July 20, 1985?
The number one song in the week of July 20, 1985 was A View To A Kill by Duran Duran in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge in UK.
What were the top hits on July 20, 1985?
The top hits on July 20, 1985 were A View To A Kill by Duran Duran, Raspberry Beret by Prince, Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.