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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

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

Mask

Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

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

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

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

Dance with a Stranger

Dance with a Stranger

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett, Ian Holm, Matthew Carroll

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Robotech

Robotech

Written by:

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States of America

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

The Fast Lane

The Fast Lane

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Starring: Terry Bader, Richard Healy

Country: Australia

Days to next February 24

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

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The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins

Life Its Ownself

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the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

The Sicilian

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After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

Choices by Liv Ullmann

Choices

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Norwegian actress of great magnitude, with a very interesting life and career. Excellent reading material for one of the world's most beautiful and finest actresses of years gone by -- recently

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

A-Train

A-Train

Platform: Windows, Mac, Amiga, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, FM-7, Mega Drive, MSX2, NES, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Virtual Console

Genre: Vehicle Simulation Game

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Maxis; EU Ocean Software

Cross Country USA

Cross Country USA

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Didatech

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action/platform

City Connection

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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.


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