Wednesday April 24, 1985
US date format: 4/24/1985, UK date format: 24/4/1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Joséphine Jobert and Mike Rodgers.
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 Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Paying Guest.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier or Déjà Vu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 24, 1985?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
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- Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for Yin
- Sergei Yutkevich: Russian director, (Otello, Banya), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Animotion - Obsession
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire
- Don Henley - All She Wants To Do Is Dance
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- USA For Africa - We Are The World
- Philip Bailey With Phil Collins - Easy Lover
- Phyllis Nelson - Move Closer
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasuredome
Top #10 R&B songs
- Debarge - Rhythm Of the Night
- USA For Africa - We Are The World
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Back In Stride
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
- Kool & The Gang - Fresh
- Sade - Smooth Operator
- New Edition - Lost In Love
- Jesse Johnson's Revue - Be Your Man
- Luther Vandross - 'Til My Baby Comes Home
- Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack - I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 24If April 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 29 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 24, 1985?
On April 24, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 24, 1985?
On April 24, 1985 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
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 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 24, 1985?
On April 24, 1985 several famous people were born including, Joséphine Jobert, Travis Clark, Mike Rodgers.
Which famous people died on April 24, 1985?
Famous people died on April 24, 1985 include, Sergei Yutkevich.
What was the number one song in April 24, 1985?
The number one song in the week of April 24, 1985 was We Are The World by USA for Africa in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in UK.
What were the top hits on April 24, 1985?
The top hits on April 24, 1985 were We Are The World by USA for Africa, Crazy For You by Madonna, Rhythm Of The Night by DeBarge in US and Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, We Are The World by USA For Africa, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins in UK.