Sunday 28 April 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louise Pentland and Lucas Jakubczyk.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa.
In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Las amazonas.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or Back to the Future.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 April 1985 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Louise Pentland: YouTube Star.
- Lucas Jakubczyk: German sprinter and long jumper.
- Deividas Stagniūnas: Lithuanian ice dancer.
- Billy Martin named New York Yankees' manager for fourth time.
- Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless innings to start season.
- Alice Miller wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- USA for Africa - We Are The World
- Madonna - Crazy For You
- DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
- Commodores - Nightshift
- Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)
- Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok
- Animotion - Obsession
- The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire
- Don Henley - All She Wants To Do Is Dance
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