Saturday August 24, 1985
US date format: 8/24/1985, UK date format: 24/8/1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 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 Pierre Sarkozy and Destiny Davis.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
Police, directed by Maurice Pialat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky Road.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formation Z or Commando.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1985?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather
- Paul Creston [Giuseppe / Joseph Guttoveggio]: US composer, dies at 78.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 24If August 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 3 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 19 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 August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 24, 1985?
On August 24, 1985 several famous people were born including, Pierre Sarkozy, Destiny Davis, Explorer 5 (United States satellite).
Which famous people died on August 24, 1985?
Famous people died on August 24, 1985 include, Paul Creston [Giuseppe / Joseph Guttoveggio].
What was the number one song in August 24, 1985?
The number one song in the week of August 24, 1985 was Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News in US and Into The Groove by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on August 24, 1985?
The top hits on August 24, 1985 were Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News, Shout by Tears For Fears, Never Surrender by Corey Hart in US and Into The Groove by Madonna, I Got You Babe by UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.