Friday March 29, 1985

US date format: 3/29/1985, UK date format: 29/3/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Christiane Fürst and Mirusia Louwerse. In that special week of March people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Crime Wave, directed by John Paizs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nonterraqueous or Delta 16.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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Events

  • Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist.
  • Christos Sartzetakis elected President of Greece.

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Movies

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Crime Wave

Crime Wave

Directed by: John Paizs

Starring: Eva Kovacs, John Paizs, Darrell Baran, Jeffrey Owen Madden

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Biff Yeager, Kristi Somers, Richard Blade, Ian Michael Giatti

Country: United States of America

Alamo Bay

Alamo Bay

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

Invitation to the Wedding

Invitation to the Wedding

Directed by: Joseph Brooks

Starring: Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Paul Nicholas, Elizabeth Shepherd

Ladyhawke

Ladyhawke

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

La huella del crimen

La huella del crimen

National Geographic Explorer

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Days to next March 29

If March 29, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 6 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko

Breaking With Moscow

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The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

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The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

Mindbend by Robin Cook

Mindbend

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Future doctor Adam Schonberg loved his wife. That was why he took a job with the giant drug firm Arolen, for the money he needed for their coming baby.His

The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey

The Courage To Change

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Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk

Inside, Outside

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This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Paradroid

Paradroid

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

Nonterraqueous

Nonterraqueous

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Super Mario

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 29, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 29, 1985?

On March 29, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 29, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 29, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on March 29, 1985?

On March 29, 1985 several famous people were born including, Christiane Fürst, Mirusia Louwerse, Peter Porte.

Which famous people died on March 29, 1985?

Famous people died on March 29, 1985 include, Luther Terry.

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

The number one song in the week of March 29, 1985 was One More Night by Phil Collins in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive in UK.

What were the top hits on March 29, 1985?

The top hits on March 29, 1985 were One More Night by Phil Collins, Material Girl by Madonna, Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon in US and You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins, I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson in UK.


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