Tuesday January 22, 1985

US date format: 1/22/1985, UK date format: 22/1/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Orianthi (guitarist) and Mohamed Sissoko. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. The Breakfast Club, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jason's Gem or Lot Lot.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

Events

  • Cold wave damages 90 percent of Florida's citrus crop.
  • Kelly Hu, age 16, of Hawaii, crowned third Miss Teen USA.
  • -30 degrees F (-34 degrees C), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record).

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Movies

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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

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

Country: United States of America

Witness

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States of America

The Sure Thing

The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines

Country: United States of America

Heaven Help Us

Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

Mischief

Mischief

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Doug McKeon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelly Preston, Chris Nash

TV Series

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Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Um Sonho a Mais

Um Sonho a Mais

Days to next January 22

If January 22, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

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The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume

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Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

Illusions Of Love by Cynthia Freeman

Illusions Of Love

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Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

Love And War by John Jakes

Love And War

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#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jason's Gem

Jason's Gem

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Platform: Family Computer[1] Arcade MSX NEC PC-8801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

Doomdark's Revenge

Doomdark's Revenge

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Commodore Plus/4

Genre: Role-playing, strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software

3D Monster Chase

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 22, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 22, 1985?

On January 22, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 22, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 22, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on January 22, 1985?

On January 22, 1985 several famous people were born including, Orianthi (guitarist), Mohamed Sissoko, Orianthi Panagaris.

Which famous people died on January 22, 1985?

Famous people died on January 22, 1985 include, Sir Arthur Bryant.

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

The number one song in the week of January 22, 1985 was Like A Virgin by Madonna in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.

What were the top hits on January 22, 1985?

The top hits on January 22, 1985 were Like A Virgin by Madonna, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, You're The Inspiration by Chicago in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.


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