Wednesday July 31, 1985
US date format: 7/31/1985, UK date format: 31/7/1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Rémy Di Grégorio and Clotilde Reiss.
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 Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stingray.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Empire of Karn or Talisman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 31, 1985?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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- Liberia recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- Eugene Carson Blake: Secretary General World Council of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 31, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 31If July 31, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 1 day.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 31, 1985?
On July 31, 1985 several famous people were born including, Rémy Di Grégorio, Clotilde Reiss, Daniel Ciofani.
Which famous people died on July 31, 1985?
Famous people died on July 31, 1985 include, Eugene Carson Blake.
What was the number one song in July 31, 1985?
The number one song in the week of July 31, 1985 was Shout by Tears For Fears in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge in UK.
What were the top hits on July 31, 1985?
The top hits on July 31, 1985 were Shout by Tears For Fears, Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young, If You Love Somebody Set Them Free by Sting in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer, There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) by Eurythmics in UK.