Wednesday 25 December 1985, Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cristel Carrisi and Alexander Rusev.
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.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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 Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arm Wrestling or Dread Dragon Droom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 December 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.
- Cristel Carrisi: Italian noted daughter of Romina Power and husband Al Bano.
- Alexander Rusev: Wrestler.
- Martin Mathathi: Kenyan runner.
- Leon Pisani: Welsh singer-songwriter (V).
- Perdita Weeks: British actress.
- George Rhodes: orchestra leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at age 66.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Arcadia - Election Day
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