Sunday February 24, 1985
US date format: 2/24/1985, UK date format: 24/2/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Jessica-Jane Clement and Priscilla Chan.
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 The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man or City Connection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 24, 1985?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
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- Yul Brynner reprised his role in The King & I
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Circle K Golf Open Tucson.
- Birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal.
- Jim Kelly (Houston USFL) passes for pro football record 574 yards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 24, 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 24If February 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 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 February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 24, 1985?
On February 24, 1985 several famous people were born including, Jessica-Jane Clement, Priscilla Chan, Priscilla Chan.
What was the number one song in February 24, 1985?
The number one song in the week of February 24, 1985 was Careless Whisper by Wham! in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.
What were the top hits on February 24, 1985?
The top hits on February 24, 1985 were Careless Whisper by Wham!, Loverboy by Billy Ocean, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey in US and I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson, Love And Pride by King, I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.