Monday July 29, 1985
US date format: 7/29/1985, UK date format: 29/7/1985
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It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Besart Berisha and Simon Santoso.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears.
In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits.
Year of the Dragon, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dread Dragon Droom or Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 29, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away
- Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
- Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
- Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- Night Ranger - Sentimental Street
- The Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
- DeBarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Debarge - Who's Holding Donna Now
- Cameo - Attack Me With Your Love
- Rene & Angela - Save Your Love (For #1)
- Luther Vandross - It's Over Now
- Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
- Rick James - Glow
- Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
- Patti LaBelle - Stir It Up
- Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?