Sunday December 22, 1985
US date format: 12/22/1985, UK date format: 22/12/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 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 Edurne and Tom Sturridge.
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 Blade Runner or Nightshade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 22, 1985?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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- Wind in the Willows closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
- STS 51-L vehicle moves to Launch Pad 39B
- 74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2).
- D Boon: American musician, guitarist and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 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 22, 1985
- Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 16 - 10
- Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 28
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 37 - 17
- Cincinnati Bengals - New England Patriots : 23 - 34
- Cleveland Browns - New York Jets : 10 - 37
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 22, 1985?
On December 22, 1985 several famous people were born including, Edurne , Tom Sturridge.
Which famous people died on December 22, 1985?
Famous people died on December 22, 1985 include, D Boon.
What was the number one song in December 22, 1985?
The number one song in the week of December 22, 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 22, 1985?
The top hits on December 22, 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.