Saturday March 23, 1985

US date format: 3/23/1985, UK date format: 23/3/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on March 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 Memphis Monroe and Maurice Jones-Drew. In that special week of March people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Alamo Bay, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Titan by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Mind Forever Voyaging or Blade Runner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at March 23 across the years or at March 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-D mission
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Billy Joel weds supermodel Christie Brinkley.
  • OCAM dissolved.

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

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

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Titan by Fred Mustard Stewart

The Titan

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Fiction Historical novel.

Cry Of The Kalahari by Mark and Delia Owen

Cry Of The Kalahari

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This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and

See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr

See You Later Alligator

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Hardcover with dustjacket.

Distant Neighbors by Alan Riding

Distant Neighbors

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A study of Mexico - political, social, cultural, economic - by a journalist who was for the past 6 years the NYT bureau chief in Mexico City.

Family Album by Danielle Steel

Family Album

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Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

A Mind Forever Voyaging

A Mind Forever Voyaging

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom, Activision (Commodore 128 version)

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot-em-up

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 23, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 23, 1985?

On March 23, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 23, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 23, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on March 23, 1985?

On March 23, 1985 several famous people were born including, Memphis Monroe, Maurice Jones-Drew, Stevie McCrorie.

Which famous people died on March 23, 1985?

Famous people died on March 23, 1985 include, Patricia Roberts Harris, Singing Nun, Anton Constandse.

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

The number one song in the week of March 23, 1985 was Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive in UK.

What were the top hits on March 23, 1985?

The top hits on March 23, 1985 were Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon, Material Girl by Madonna, One More Night by Phil Collins in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins, I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.


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