Friday 27 December 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerome d'Ambrosio and Jérôme D'Ambrosio.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tabu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle City or Lord of the Rings: Game One.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1985 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Jerome d'Ambrosio: Belgian racing driver.
- Jérôme D'Ambrosio: Belgian racing driver of Italian descent.
- Adil Rami: French professional football/soccer player who plays as a central defender for Spanish club Sevilla FC and the France national team.
- Matt Edmondson: TV Show Host.
- Logan Bailly: Belgian football goalkeeper.
- Paul Stastny: Canadian-American ice hockey player
- Terrorists kill 20 andwound 110 attacking El Al at Rome andVienna airports, President Reagan blames Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
- Palestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside Rome and Vienna airports.
- Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in the Mist), found dead in Rwanda, murdered at age 53 (born 1932).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Arcadia - Election Day
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