Saturday February 23, 1985
US date format: 2/23/1985, UK date format: 23/2/1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!.
In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits.
Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Choices by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fooblitzky or Motos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1985?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- US Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General.
- Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 23If February 23, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?