Friday 20 September 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alban Préaubert and Tessanne Chin.
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.
Ran, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghetto Blaster or Monty on the Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1985 ?
- Alban Préaubert: French competitive figure skater who won six ISU Grand Prix medals and five French national bronze medals (2006, 2008–11).
- Tessanne Chin: Jamaican-American singer and guitarist.
- Ian Desmond: American baseball player.
- Mami Yamasaki: Japanese model and actress.
- Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players
- The capital gains tax is introduced to Australia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number
- Wham! - Freedom
- Prince - Pop Life
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Madonna - Dress You Up
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