Saturday 28 December 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Taryn Terrell and Kamani Hill.
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 Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant or Ghetto Blaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1985 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Taryn Terrell: American wrestler/model.
- Kamani Hill: American soccer player.
- Meredith Kercher: English murder victim (d. 2007).
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Warring Lebanese Muslim and Christian leaders sign peace agreement.
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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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