Saturday December 28, 1985: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/28/1985, UK date format: 28/12/1985

December 28th, 1985 was the 362nd day of the year 1985 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Meredith Kercher and Taryn Terrell.

The number one song in US was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was #1 song in the UK.

Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1985 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching That's Entertainment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrojet or Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 28, 1985 Events

What happened on December 28, 1985?

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Warring Lebanese Muslim and Christian leaders sign peace agreement.

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What happened on December 28 in history? Find out the list of December 28th major events

What was 1985 famous for? Discover everything about 1985


December 28, 1985 Famous Birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 28, 1985 is your birthday you are 37 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 28.

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December 28, 1985 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 28, 1985?

Other December 28th famous deaths

  • Andrei Tarkovsky, the most well-known Soviet filmmaker since Sergei M. Eisenstein (the son of poet Arseniy Tarkovsky), studied music and...

  • American screenwriter and film director.

  • Florence Lawrence

    Silent screen actress (Confidence) dies at 48.

  • Academy-awarded director dies from cancer at 59.

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December 28, 1985 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

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Chinese Zodiac

Ox chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Ox

Element: Wood

Ox personality

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December 28, 1985 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 28, 1985?

The day of the week was Saturday.

December 28th marks the 361st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1985.

There are 3 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 28, 1985 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 28, 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.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 28, 1985? Which were the top hits on December 28, 1985?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Say You, Say Meyoutube
  2. - Party All The Time
  3. - Alive & Kicking
  4. - That's What Friends Are Foryoutube
  5. - I Miss You

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Saving All My Love For You
  2. - Merry Christmas Everyone
  3. - I'm Your Man
  4. - Do They Know It's Christmas?
  5. - See The Day

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Don't Say No Tonight
  2. - Say You, Say Meyoutube
  3. - Count Me Out
  4. - That's What Friends Are Foryoutube
  5. - Digital Display

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Daria Nicolodi, Kaspar Capparoni, Fiore Argento, Michele Soavi, Donald Pleasence, Federica Mastroianni, Patrick Bauchau, Fiorenza Tessari, Franco Trevisi, Fulvio Mingozzi

Country: Italy



Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Jack Lemmon, Isa Danieli, Ernesto Mahieux, Marta Bifano, Franco Angrisano, Orsetta Gregoretti, Giovanni Mauriello, Patrizia Sacchi, Jean-François Perrier, Maria Luisa Santella

Country: Italy

Head Office

Head Office

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick



Release year: 1985

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

Release year: 1985

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Blind Date

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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House by Tracy Kidder



Tracy Kidder takes you to the heart and soul of the American Dream. She guides you through the construction of a first home for a family with all of its challenges, frustrations, tensions and triumphs.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls


Dr. Richard Ames is confronted with danger and intrigue when a stranger attempts to convey a cryptic message to him at his table.

London Match by Len Deighton

London Match


The long-awaited reissue is now available of the last part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, Set and Match. This was when the Berlin Wall divided not only a city, but the entire world.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew


Stephen King's brilliant collection of twenty-two stories is a treasure trove of imagination. It contains stories that will take you on paths only Stephen King could have imagined ...?. A supermarket becomes the last place humanity stands against.

World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow

World'S Fair


"Something very close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesAn extraordinary novel about a young boy's experience in New York City during the 1930s. It is a vivid recreation of the sights and sounds of New York City.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 28th, 1985 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Nodes of Yesod

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform

Angel Kids

Angel Kids

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega


December 28, 1985 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 28, 1985

Sport Games on December 28, 1985


American Football
  • New England Patriots - New York Jets : 26 - 14
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