Friday 30 August 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mustapha El Atrassi and Liza Del Sierra.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Teen Wolf, directed by Rod Daniel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vid Kids.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Dan or Rags to Riches.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1985 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Mustapha El Atrassi
- Liza Del Sierra
- Eamon Sullivan: Australian sprint swimmer who became the fastest swimmer in history in 2008.
- Richard Duffy: Welsh footballer.
- Joe Inoue: American singer-songwriter.
- Leisel Jones: Australian swimmer.
- Éva Risztov: Hungarian swimmer.
- Steven Smith: Scottish footballer.
- Anna Ushenina: Ukrainian chess player.
- Holly Weston: English actress.
- Eva Risztov: Hungarian swimmer.
- Taylor Caldwell: American best-selling writer who began to write and illustrate from age 10.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Aretha Franklin - Freeway Of Love
- Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero
- Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
- Tears For Fears - Shout
- Corey Hart - Never Surrender
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Billy Joel - You're Only Human (Second Wind)
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
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