Saturday August 31, 1985
US date format: 8/31/1985, UK date format: 31/8/1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 31, 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 Ashley Hartman and Mohammed bin Salman.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Grasshopper Trap by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rocky Road.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ice Climber or The Empire of Karn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1985?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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- Prakas sets trotting mile record of 1:53.4 at Du Quoin, Illinois
- Angel Cordero becomes 3rd jockey to ride horses earning over $100 M
- Richard Ramirez, the serial killer known as the Night Stalker, is captured in Los Angeles.
- The wreck of the RMS ''Titanic'' (1912) in the North Atlantic is located by a joint American-French expedition led by Dr. Robert Ballard (WHOI) and Jean-Louis Michel (Ifremer) using side-scan sonar from RV ''Knorr''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 31If August 31, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 3 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 29 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 31, 1985?
On August 31, 1985 several famous people were born including, Ashley Hartman, Mohammed bin Salman, Rolando .
What was the number one song in August 31, 1985?
The number one song in the week of August 31, 1985 was Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News in US and Into The Groove by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on August 31, 1985?
The top hits on August 31, 1985 were Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News, St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr, Freeway Of Love by Aretha Franklin in US and Into The Groove by Madonna, I Got You Babe by UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.