Saturday 26 January 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mads Ibenfeldt and Heather Stanning.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits.
Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Poly Play or Hang-On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 January 1985
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1985 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
Famous Birthdays:26 January
- James Cameron: Canadian film director.
- 42th Golden Globes: Amadeus wins.
- Edmonton Oilers' Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eugene Wilde - Gotta Get You Home Tonight
- New Edition - Mr. Telephone Man
- The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Stevie Wonder - Love Light In Flight
- Kool & The Gang - Misled
- Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest
- Midnight Star - Operator
- The Gap Band - Beep A Freak
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Diana Ross - Missing You
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?