Friday July 26, 1985
US date format: 7/26/1985, UK date format: 26/7/1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Audrey Kitching and Gaël Clichy.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Pool or Lode Runner's Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Night Ranger - Sentimental Street
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
- Paul Hardcastle - 19
- Luther Vandross - It's Over Now
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 26If July 26, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?