Sunday April 21, 1985

US date format: 4/21/1985, UK date format: 21/4/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 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 Andy Jones and Billy Magnussen. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Gymkata, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Distant Neighbors by Alan Riding was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mussolini and I. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antix or The Legend of Kage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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Events

  • Flyers 5-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 2-0 lead
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament.
  • Rudi Gernreich, US designer (unisex look, invisible underwear, miniskirt), dies at age 62.
  • Bomb attack in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels, Belgium.
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Movies

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Gymkata

Gymkata

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Bell

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly

The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Stick

Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning

Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Directed by: Emmett Alston

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow, Blackie Dammett

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TV Series

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Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Las amazonas

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

Days to next April 21

If April 21, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 5 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Distant Neighbors by Alan Riding

Distant Neighbors

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A study of Mexico - political, social, cultural, economic - by a journalist who was for the past 6 years the NYT bureau chief in Mexico City.

Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

Son Of The Morning Star

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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

Family Album by Danielle Steel

Family Album

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Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin

Citizen Hughes

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Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese movie The Aviator, Howard Hughes is legendary as a playboy and pilot—but he is notorious for what he became: the ultimate mystery man.

Proof by Dick Francis

Proof

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Wine merchant Tony Beach has expertly catered his latest society soiree, but the fun's over when a team of hit men crash the party…literally.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision/Mastertronic

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

The Legend of Kage

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 21, 1985?

On April 21, 1985 several famous people were born including, Andy Jones, Billy Magnussen, Christian Coma.

Which famous people died on April 21, 1985?

Famous people died on April 21, 1985 include, Tancredo Neves, Tancredo de Almeida Neves, Foster Hewitt.

What was the number one song in April 21, 1985?

The number one song in the week of April 21, 1985 was We Are The World by USA for Africa in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in UK.

What were the top hits on April 21, 1985?

The top hits on April 21, 1985 were We Are The World by USA for Africa, Crazy For You by Madonna, Nightshift by Commodores in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, We Are The World by USA For Africa, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins in UK.


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