Tuesday 26 February 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fernando Llorente and Sanya Richards.
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.
The Sure Thing, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Robotech.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ice Palace or I'm Sorry.
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- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Fernando Llorente: Spanish footballer.
- Sanya Richards
- Saki Kagami
- Shiloh Fernandez: American actor and model.
- Miki Fujimoto: Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume Dream Morning Musume Gomattō and GAM).
- Alexandria Hilfiger: American actress.
- Gee Atherton: English cyclist.
- Carolin Nytra: German hurdler.
- Diego da Cunha: Brazilian footballer.
- 27th Grammy Awards: "What's Love Got to Do With It", Cyndi Lauper win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Careless Whisper
- REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
- David Lee Roth - California Girls
- Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On
- Billy Ocean - Loverboy
- Pointer Sisters - Neutron Dance
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- Philip Bailey - Easy Lover
- Sheena Easton - Sugar Walls
- John Fogerty - The Old Man Down The Road
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