Sunday August 25, 1985
US date format: 8/25/1985, UK date format: 25/8/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 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.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Into The Groove by Madonna 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 The Earth Fighter Rayieza or Gun.Smoke.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 25, 1985?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Met Dwight Goodin becomes youngest pitcher to win 20 games (20y 9m 9d)
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA National Pro-Am Golf Tournament
- STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem
- Disneyland welcomes three-year old Brooks Arthur Charles Burr as the park's 250-millionth visitor.
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- Samantha Smith: American activist/actress (Elizabeth -...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 25, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Heart - What About Love?
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
- Patti LaBelle - Stir It Up
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Steve Arrington - Dancin' In The Key Of Life
- Boogie Boys - Fly Girl
- Mary Jane Girls - Wild And Crazy Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 25If August 25, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 30 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 25, 1985?
On August 25, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 25, 1985?
On August 25, 1985 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 25, 1985?
On August 25, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 25, 1985?
On August 25, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 25, 1985?
On August 25, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on August 25, 1985?
Famous people died on August 25, 1985 include, Samantha Smith.
What was the number one song in August 25, 1985?
The number one song in the week of August 25, 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 25, 1985?
The top hits on August 25, 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.