Monday December 23, 1985

US date format: 12/23/1985, UK date format: 23/12/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 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 Harry Judd and Naptural85 . 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 Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's Entertainment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-15 Strike Eagle or Desert Fox.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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Movies

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Head Office

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick

Revolution

Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States of America

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

Star Knight

Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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NFL

American Football
  • Los Angeles Raiders - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 6
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TV Series

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That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Days to next December 23

If December 23, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 24 days.
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Books

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Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies

What'S Bred In The Bone

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At once ingenious and powerful, What's Bred in the Bone holds the usual rich mixture of Davies' delights.

London Match by Len Deighton

London Match

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Long-awaited reissue of the final part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.The

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Hacker

Hacker

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Norway 1985

Norway 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

F-15 Strike Eagle

F-15 Strike Eagle

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, PC-8801, Sega Game Gear, MSX, NES, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Arcade

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Desert Fox

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 23, 1985?

On December 23, 1985 several famous people were born including, Harry Judd, Danny Macaskill, Naptural85 .

Which famous people died on December 23, 1985?

Famous people died on December 23, 1985 include, James Vance (20) and Raymond Belknap (18) commit suicide.

What was the number one song in December 23, 1985?

The number one song in the week of December 23, 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 23, 1985?

The top hits on December 23, 1985 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy, Alive & Kicking by Simple Minds 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.


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