Tuesday February 26, 1985

US date format: 2/26/1985, UK date format: 26/2/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 26, 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 Fernando Llorente and Sanya Richards. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Sylvester, directed by Tim Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gribbly's Day Out or Brian Bloodaxe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at February 26 across the years or at February 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • 27th Grammy Awards: "What's Love Got to Do With It", Cyndi Lauper win.

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

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

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

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

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

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

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Club MTV

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States of America

Robotech

Robotech

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr

See You Later Alligator

By:

Hardcover with dustjacket.

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

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.

The Living Planet by David Attenborough

The Living Planet

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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hang-On

Hang-On

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Gribbly's Day Out

Gribbly's Day Out

Platform: C64; Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Brian Bloodaxe

Brian Bloodaxe

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, Amstrad CPC 464 by Trevor Inns

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: The Edge Software

Master of the Lamps

Master of the Lamps

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Activision

Cyclone

Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1985?

On February 26, 1985 several famous people were born including, Fernando Llorente, Sanya Richards, Saki Kagami.

What was the number one song in February 26, 1985?

The number one song in the week of February 26, 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 26, 1985?

The top hits on February 26, 1985 were Careless Whisper by Wham!, Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon, California Girls by David Lee Roth 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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