Sunday March 31, 1985

US date format: 3/31/1985, UK date format: 31/3/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on March 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 Jessica Szohr and Dafne Fernandez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Crime Wave, directed by John Paizs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Mindbend by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Be-Bop High School or Kennedy Approach.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at March 31 across the years or at March 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
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Events

  • 15th Easter Seal Telethon raises US$27,400,000.
  • The first WrestleMania, the biggest wrestling event from the WWE (then the WWF), takes place in Madison Square Garden in New York.
  • Two Japanese government-owned corporations, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation, and Japan Tobacco and Salt Public Corporation, are privatized and change their names to Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, and Japan Tobacco.
  • Eighth seeded Villanova defeats national powerhouse Georgetown 66–64 to win the first 64 team field NCAA Tournament in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Movies

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Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

It

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Club MTV

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States of America

Days to next March 31

If March 31, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 29 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?

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Publisher: Micro Power

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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

Cauldron

Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Enterprise 128

Genre: Arcade adventure, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 31, 1985?

On March 31, 1985 several famous people were born including, Jessica Szohr, Dafne Fernandez, Jo-Lonn Dunbar.

What was the number one song in March 31, 1985?

The number one song in the week of March 31, 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 31, 1985?

The top hits on March 31, 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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