Wednesday May 29, 1985

US date format: 5/29/1985, UK date format: 29/5/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Blake Foster and Yukihiro Takiguchi. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Secret Admirer, directed by David Greenwalt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to Skool or City Connection.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
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Events

  • Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot

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Famous Deaths

  • : at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot...
  • : Actress (Grandma-McLean Stevenson Show),...

Movies

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Secret Admirer

Secret Admirer

Directed by: David Greenwalt

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace

D.A.R.Y.L.

D.A.R.Y.L.

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Kathryn Walker, Colleen Camp

The Protector

The Protector

Directed by: James Glickenhaus

Starring: Jackie Chan, Danny Aiello, Sandy Alexander, Victor Arnold

The Goonies

The Goonies

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Country: United States of America

Fletch

Fletch

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Days to next May 29

If May 29, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 3 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 2 days.
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Books

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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

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 Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave

The Soong Dynasty

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‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth …

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

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From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

Family Album by Danielle Steel

Family Album

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Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Back to Skool

Back to Skool

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Acrojet

Acrojet

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

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Fight Night

Fight Night

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit computers, Atari ST, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Atari XEGS

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Accolade U.S. Gold

One Man and His Droid

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic

City Connection

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 29, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 29, 1985?

On May 29, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 29, 1985?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 29, 1985?

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

Which famous people are born on May 29, 1985?

On May 29, 1985 several famous people were born including, Blake Foster, Nathan Horton, Yukihiro Takiguchi

Which famous people died on May 29, 1985?

Famous people died on May 29, 1985 include, 39 die, Madge West

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

The number one song in the week of May 29, 1985 was Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham! in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK

What were the top hits on May 29, 1985?

The top hits on May 29, 1985 were Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!, Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer in US and 19 by Paul Hardcastle, Move Closer by Phyllis Nelson, I Feel Love (Medley) by Bronski Beat & Marc Almond in UK


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