Monday January 28, 1985

US date format: 1/28/1985, UK date format: 28/1/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1985). 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. Famous people born on this day include J Cole and Libby Trickett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fuk sing go jiu, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cavelord or Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas

Events

  • 12th American Music Award
  • Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single We Are the World, to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

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Movies

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Fuk sing go jiu

Fuk sing go jiu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Charlie Chin, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Richard Ng

Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox

The Mean Season

The Mean Season

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Richard Masur

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

Witness

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Days to next January 28

If January 28, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

Son Of The Morning Star

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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon

If Tomorrow Comes

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Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

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Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins

Life Its Ownself

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the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine

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Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cavelord

Cavelord

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Axis Komputerkunst

Action Biker

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Pawn

The Pawn

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair QL, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Doomdark's Revenge

Doomdark's Revenge

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Commodore Plus/4

Genre: Role-playing, strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Access Software (1985)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 28, 1985?

On January 28, 1985 several famous people were born including, J Cole, Libby Trickett, Daniel Carcillo.

What was the number one song in January 28, 1985?

The number one song in the week of January 28, 1985 was I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner in UK.

What were the top hits on January 28, 1985?

The top hits on January 28, 1985 were I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey, Careless Whisper by Wham! in US and I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner, Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.


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