Wednesday May 22, 1985

US date format: 5/22/1985, UK date format: 22/5/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 CariDee English and Tao Okamoto. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. The Goonies, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Creed For The Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing One Man and His Droid or Project Space Station.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • US sailor Michael L Walker arrested for spying for USSR.
  • Pete Rose 2,108th run passes Hank Aaron as National League run scoring leader.
  • Real Madrid wins 14th UEFA Cup at Madrid, Spain.

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Movies

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The Goonies

The Goonies

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Country: United States of America

Fletch

Fletch

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini

Country: United States of America

Future-Kill

Future-Kill

Directed by: Ronald W. Moore

Starring: Edwin Neal, Marilyn Burns, Gabriel Folse, Wade Reese

Final Justice

Final Justice

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Rossano Brazzi, Venantino Venantini, Patrizia Pellegrino

Ran

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 25 days.
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Books

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A Creed For The Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough

A Creed For The Third Millennium

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Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

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.

Thinner by Richard Bachman

Thinner

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Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon

No More Vietnams

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The late president provides his explanation of America's failure in the Vietnam conflict and argues that the U.S. should not allow its foreign policy to be paralyzed by fear

The Blood Of Abraham by Jimmy Carter

The Blood Of Abraham

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Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; Mac OS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Konami GT

Konami GT

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

One Man and His Droid

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic

Project Space Station

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 22, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 22, 1985?

On May 22, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 22, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on May 22, 1985?

On May 22, 1985 several famous people were born including, CariDee English, Tao Okamoto, Carlos Valdes.

Which famous people died on May 22, 1985?

Famous people died on May 22, 1985 include, Wolfgang Reitherman.

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

The number one song in the week of May 22, 1985 was Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham! in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK.

What were the top hits on May 22, 1985?

The top hits on May 22, 1985 were Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!, Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds, Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle, Move Closer by Phyllis Nelson, I Feel Love (Medley) by Bronski Beat & Marc Almond in UK.


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