Wednesday 26 June 1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Urgyen Trinley Dorje and Ogyen Dorje.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Heaven by Bryan Adams.
In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits.
The Emerald Forest, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Doris Day's Best Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Be-Bop High School or Law of the West.
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1985 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Urgyen Trinley Dorje: 17th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader.
- Ogyen Dorje: Claimant to the title of 17th Gyalwang Karmapa.
- Arjun Kapoor: Movie Actor.
- Chiquis : World Music Singer.
- Nicole Arbour: Comedian.
- Walt Disney World Resort Monorail Gold catches fire on the EPCOT beam around 9:00pm due to friction from a flat tire.
- In Hartford, Connecticut, USA a 1,500-pound slab of ice, six feet long and eight inches thick, falls from the sky flattening a picket fence, shaking the ground with the impact.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - Heaven
- Phil Collins - Sussudio
- Duran Duran - A View To A Kill
- Prince - Raspberry Beret
- Madonna - Angel
- Survivor - The Search Is Over
- Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
- Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?
- Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better
- Mary Jane Girls - In My House
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