Wednesday December 25, 1985, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1985, UK date format: 25/12/1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 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.
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Rusev and Cristel Carrisi.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while London Match by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching That's Entertainment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bored of the Rings or Gunfright.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1985?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- George Rhodes: orchestra leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- New Edition - Count Me Out
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Ready For The World - Digital Display
- Stevie Wonder - Go Home
- Atlantic Starr - Secret Lovers
- The Jets - Curiosity
- Kool & The Gang - Emergency
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 25, 1985?
On December 25, 1985 several famous people were born including, Cristel Carrisi, Alexander Rusev, Martin Mathathi.
Which famous people died on December 25, 1985?
Famous people died on December 25, 1985 include, George Rhodes.
What was the number one song in December 25, 1985?
The number one song in the week of December 25, 1985 was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on December 25, 1985?
The top hits on December 25, 1985 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy, Alive & Kicking by Simple Minds in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, I'm Your Man by Wham! in UK.