Wednesday April 24, 1985: on this day

About April 24th, 1985, in brief:

  • Historical events: Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for Yin
  • Day of the week: April 24th, 1985 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Shirley MacLaine, Kelly Clarkson
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: We Are The World by USA for Africa
  • #1 UK song: Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears
  • Popular movie: Aar Paar directed by Shakti Samanta

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What day of the week was April 24, 1985?


April 24, 1985 was a Wednesday and it was the 114th day of the year 1985 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 24, 1985 can also be written as 4/24/1985 in the US and as 24/4/1985 in UK and Europe.

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April 24, 1985: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 24, 1985:

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to carolyn lizer for yin

April 24, 1985: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 24, 1985: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 24th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 24, 1985: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 24, 1985 is Ox and the associated element is Wood.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Wood Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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April 24, 1985: What was the moon phase on that day?


Moon phase

21%

The moon phase on April 24, 1985 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 24, 1985 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 24, 1985 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 21% full, rising at 07:27 am and setting at 11:24 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 05, 1985 while the next full moon would come on May 04, 1985.

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Who was born on April 24, 1985?


Famous people born on April 24, 1985:

  • Taio Cruz

    Taio cruz is a british singer, songwriter, and record producer known for hits like 'break your heart' and 'dynamite'.

  • Rachel Skarsten

    Rachel skarsten is a canadian actress known for her roles in tv shows like 'lost girl' and 'reign'.

  • Joséphine Jobert

    Joséphine jobert is a french actress known for her role as florence cassell in the tv series death in paradise.

  • Neil Patel

    Neil Patel is a successful entrepreneur known for his expertise in digital marketing.

  • Pablo Hernandez

    Pablo Hernandez is a skilled footballer who has excelled in various clubs and national teams.

  • Travon Free

    Travon Free is a talented comedian known for his work on various TV shows and stand-up performances.

  • Mike Rodgers

    American sprinter.

  • Kaori Nazuka

    Japanese singer and actress.

  • Travis Clark

    Rock singer.

  • Tiago Valente
  • Federica Zandegiacomo
  • Pauline Soullard
  • Enrique Villaurrutia
  • Anatoli Todorov
  • José Mendes
  • Kristof Ongenaet
  • Jakub Petružálek
  • Ryan Reid

Whose famous birthday is on April 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 24th:

  • Shirley MacLaine
    Shirley MacLaine

    American actress, writer, and dancer.

  • Kelly Clarkson
    Kelly Clarkson

    Kelly clarkson is an american singer known for winning the first season of american idol and for hits like 'since u been gone' and 'stronger...

  • Aidan Gillen
    Aidan Gillen

    Aidan gillen is an irish actor known for his roles in popular tv series such as game of thrones and the wire.

  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand

    American actress and singer, who rose steadily from 1961 to do tv, records, broadway and magazine covers.

  • Djimon Hounsou
    Djimon Hounsou

    Djimon hounsou is a well-known movie actor, recognized for his roles in films such as 'gladiator' and 'blood diamond'.

  • Jill Ireland
    Jill Ireland

    British actress who has been playing lead roles since the 1950s.

  • Stacy Haiduk
    Stacy Haiduk

    American actress.

  • Alejandro Fernández
    Alejandro Fernández

    Mexican singer.

  • Derek Luke
    Derek Luke

    American actor.

  • Sue Grafton
    Sue Grafton

    American mystery novelist, screenplay writer and tv producer.

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How old is someone born on April 24, 1985?


Someone born on April 24, 1985 is:

39 years 1 month old,

or 469 months and 3 days old,

or 2039 weeks and 5 days old,

or 14278 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 24, 1985?

There are 332 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday April 24th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 24, 1985?

You belong to the Millennial Generation if you were born on April 24, 1985.

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April 24, 1985: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 24, 1985:

  • Sergei Yutkevich

    Russian director, (otello, banya), dies at 80.

  • Sergej Iosifovič Jutkevič
  • Angela Daneu Lattanzi

What famous deaths happened on April 24th?

Famous deaths on April 24th:

  • Louise Dresser
    Louise Dresser

    Actress (state fair ship comes in mammy), is killed at 86.

  • John Carroll
    John Carroll

    Georgetown university was founded by an ex-jesuit archbishop and american archbishop (d. 1815).

  • Pat Paulsen
    Pat Paulsen

    At 69, comedian (smothers brothers show) dies.

  • Bud Abbott
    Bud Abbott

    Comedy comedian abbott and costello, dies at the age of 78.

  • Wallis Simpson

    American socialite and jet-set woman from 1931.

  • Eliazer Weizman

    First President of Israel.

  • Daniel Defoe

    Daniel Defoe was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who is widely regarded as the founder of the English novel.

  • Savien Defoe

    An English writer known for his novel Robinson Crusoe and his pioneering work in journalism.

  • Maxmilian Theodor Felix von Laue

    German physicist awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1914.

  • Cina Jilani

    Pakistani writer and human rights activist known for her advocacy work and literary contributions.

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April 24, 1985: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 24, 1985:

  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.

Observances on April 24, 1985:

  • World Immunization Week, 24-30 April [WHO]
  • International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Saints celebrated on April 24, 1985:

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
  • Saint Honorius
  • Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
  • Saint Egbert of Northumbria
  • Saint Deodatus
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April 24, 1985: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 24, 1985 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 22nd and April 28th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 24, 1985: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 24, 1985 was We Are The World by USA for Africa, according to the music chart for the week April 22nd and April 28th.

April 24, 1985: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 24, 1985 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 22nd and April 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - We Are The World
  2. - Crazy For You
  3. - Rhythm Of The Night
  4. - Nightshift
  5. - Don't You (Forget About Me) youtube

April 24, 1985: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 24, 1985 was Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, according to the music chart for the week April 22nd and April 28th.

April 24, 1985: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 24, 1985 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 22nd and April 28th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
  2. - We Are The World
  3. - Easy Lover
  4. - Move Closer
  5. - Welcome To The Pleasuredome

April 24, 1985: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 24, 1985 was Rhythm Of the Night by Debarge, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 22nd and April 28th.

April 24, 1985: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 24, 1985 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 22nd and April 28th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Rhythm Of the Night
  2. - We Are The World
  3. - Back In Stride
  4. - In My House
  5. - Fresh

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April 24, 1985: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 24, 1985 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Aar Paar

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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

Détective

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

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

Phenomena

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Daria Nicolodi, Kaspar Capparoni, Fiore Argento, Michele Soavi, Donald Pleasence, Federica Mastroianni, Patrick Bauchau, Fiorenza Tessari, Franco Trevisi, Fulvio Mingozzi

Country: Italy

Maccheroni

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Jack Lemmon, Isa Danieli, Ernesto Mahieux, Marta Bifano, Franco Angrisano, Orsetta Gregoretti, Giovanni Mauriello, Patrizia Sacchi, Jean-François Perrier, Maria Luisa Santella

Country: Italy

April 24, 1985: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 24, 1985 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Paying Guest

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Mussolini and I

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

Release year: 1985

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

April 24, 1985: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 24, 1985 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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This is the bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s remarkable career. This is a military thriller that gripped readers with its action and was so precise, it was even rumored that the author wrote it.

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

By:

The powerful and moving story of five Harvard Class of 1958 students and their relationships with women is told by Erich Segal, a world-renowned author.

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

By:

The New York Times Bestseller List for more than a year! Richard Bach's classic and inspiring love story of hope and love "We're the bridge across forever, arching above and adventuring for the sea,"

Proof by Dick Francis

Proof

By:

Tony Beach, a wine merchant, has skillfully catered Tony's latest society event. But the fun ends when a group of hit men crashes the party...literally.

Thinner by Richard Bachman

Thinner

By:

Curse of Old Gypsy Man...Billy Halleck is a loving husband and father who is both a beneficiary and a victim of American Good Life. He has a beautiful home, a nice wife, and a wonderful family.

April 24, 1985: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 24, 1985 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Galactic Warriors

Galactic Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

3D Monster Chase

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik

Brian Bloodaxe

Brian Bloodaxe

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, Amstrad CPC 464 by Trevor Inns

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: The Edge Software

Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Arnhen

Arnhen

Platform: MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: SSI (U.S.), CCS (U.K.)

history

Who was the US President on April 24, 1985?

On April 24, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1985?

On April 24, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1985?

On April 24, 1985 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about April 24th?

April 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - At least 60 people have been killed by floods and mudslides that occurred in durban, south africa, and the surrounding kwazulu-natal region.
  • 2018 - Protests at the gaza border in 2018: israel defense forces arrest two terrorists who attempted to cross gaza's border into israel armed with a knife & a grenade.
  • 2017 - 2017 camp shaheen attack - the afghan minister for defense, abdullah habibi, and qadam shah shahim (the chief of staff of afghanistan's afghan national army) resigned following a taliban attack at camp shaheen, near mazar-i-sharif, that left over 140 people dead.

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What happened in 1985?

1985 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Caps 4-Isles 3 (OT) - Patrick Division Semifinals - Caps hold 1-0 lead
  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission
  • Caps 2-Isles 1 (OT) - Patrick Division Semifinals - Caps hold 2-0 lead

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What was the calendar for April 1985?

April 1985 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday April 24, 1985