Wednesday March 20, 1985
US date format: 3/20/1985, UK date format: 20/3/1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Faith Leon and Ronnie Brewer.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon.
In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits.
Alamo Bay, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Titan by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Half Nelson.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwyche or Alien 8.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 20, 1985?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
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- Libby Riddles becomes the first woman to win the 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
- Canadian paraplegic athlete and humanitarian Rick Hansen begins his circumnavigation of the globe in a wheelchair in the name of spinal cord injury medical research.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson - I Know Him So Well
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Madonna - Material Girl
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack - I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You
- Tina Turner - Private Dancer
- Ashford & Simpson - Outta The World
- Diana Ross - Missing You
- Patti LaBelle - New Attitude
- Luther Vandross - 'Til My Baby Comes Home
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Back In Stride
- Jesse Johnson's Revue - Be Your Man
- Wham! Featuring George Michael - Careless Whisper
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 20If March 20, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 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 March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 20, 1985?
On March 20, 1985 several famous people were born including, Faith Leon, Ronnie Brewer, Morgan Amalfitano.
What was the number one song in March 20, 1985?
The number one song in the week of March 20, 1985 was Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive in UK.
What were the top hits on March 20, 1985?
The top hits on March 20, 1985 were Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon, Material Girl by Madonna, One More Night by Phil Collins in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins, I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.