Thursday 21 February 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jarrod Atkinson and Bob Burton.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bogart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or The Fourth Protocol.
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1985 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Jarrod Atkinson: Australian rules footballer.
- Bob Burton: American speedcuber.
- Simon Cusden: English cricketer.
- Ashley Costello: Rock Singer.
- Crimson : American wrestler and actor.
- Largest NBA crowd to date: 44,970 (Atlanta Hawks at Detroit Pistons).
- Tim Raines is awarded a US$12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator.
- Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
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