Tuesday January 29, 1985

US date format: 1/29/1985, UK date format: 29/1/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 29, 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 Athina Onassis Roussel and Isabel Lucas. In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Doctor Who and the Warlord or Baraduke.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at January 29 across the years or at January 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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  • Pop stars in LA record We Are The World
  • Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th point of season in game 39.
  • Final recording session of We Are The World, by the supergroup USA for Africa.

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Movies

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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

The Sure Thing

The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines

Country: United States of America

Heaven Help Us

Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

Phenomena

Phenomena

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Days to next January 29

If January 29, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 days.
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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?

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: text based adventure

Publisher: BBC Software

My Hero/Seishun Scandal

My Hero/Seishun Scandal

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1985?

On January 29, 1985 several famous people were born including, Athina Onassis Roussel, Isabel Lucas, Salomé Stévenin.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1985?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 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 29, 1985?

The top hits on January 29, 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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