#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 23 April 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taio Cruz and Rachel Skarsten. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Aar Paar, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Class by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paying Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chimera or I'm Sorry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1985 or at April 23 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 23 April 1985 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 23 April 1985

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

More info

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

More info

Détective

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Laurent Terzieff, Aurelle Doazan, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Baye

More info

Rappin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Eriq La Salle, Melvin Plowden, Richie Abanes

More info

Movers & Shakers

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 23 April 1985

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

More info

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

More info

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

More info

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

More info

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 April 1985!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 23 April
Famous Deaths:
  • Kent Smith: Actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78.
  • Sam J Ervin Jr: American politician (Senator-Democrat-North Carolina) dies at age 88.
  • Sam Ervin: American soldier and politician (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • Flyers 5-Isles 3 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 3-0 lead
  • New Coke debuts
  • Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than 3 months.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 1985 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on April 23, 1985 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 23 April 1985

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 23 April 1985 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1985?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Class

By: Erich Segal

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.

More info

Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

More info

Queenie

By: Michael Korda

At the heart of Michael Korda's dazzlilng novel is a woman so beautiful that nothing can hurt her--except her own past.

More info

Proof

By: Dick Francis

Wine merchant Tony Beach has expertly catered his latest society soiree, but the fun's over when a team of hit men crash the party…literally.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Fairyland Story

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

More info
Chimera

Chimera

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

More info

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

More info

Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 23 April 1985 is such a special date for you!