Saturday December 21, 1985
US date format: 12/21/1985, UK date format: 21/12/1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Kevin Hernandez and James Stewart.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mach Rider or Lot Lot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 21, 1985?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Alice Miller / Don January wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
- ARCO Anchorage runs aground near Port Angeles, Washington.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- New Edition - Count Me Out
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love
- The Jets - Curiosity
- Kool & The Gang - Emergency
- Ready For The World - Digital Display
Sport Games on December 21, 1985
- Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Giants : 10 - 28
- Washington Redskins - St. Louis Cardinals : 27 - 16
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 21, 1985?
On December 21, 1985 several famous people were born including, Kevin Hernandez, James Stewart, Kotaro Yanagi.
What was the number one song in December 21, 1985?
The number one song in the week of December 21, 1985 was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on December 21, 1985?
The top hits on December 21, 1985 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Broken Wings by Mr. Mister, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, I'm Your Man by Wham! in UK.