Monday April 22, 1985

US date format: 4/22/1985, UK date format: 22/4/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 22, 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 Camille Lacourt and Matt Ballinger. In that special week of April people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Aar Paar, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paying Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

TV Series

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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Days to next April 22

If April 22, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

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From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon

If Tomorrow Comes

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Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

The Living Planet by David Attenborough

The Living Planet

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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore Amiga, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Software Projects

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Platform: MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game, arcade adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Games

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 22, 1985?

On April 22, 1985 several famous people were born including, Camille Lacourt, Blake Fitzpatrick, Matt Ballinger.

Which famous people died on April 22, 1985?

Famous people died on April 22, 1985 include, Jacques Ferron.

What was the number one song in April 22, 1985?

The number one song in the week of April 22, 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 22, 1985?

The top hits on April 22, 1985 were We Are The World by USA for Africa, Crazy For You by Madonna, Rhythm Of The Night by DeBarge 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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