7th of February, 1985

The 7th of February, 1985, fell on a Thursday. Day 38 of 1985. Decade: 1980s.

34 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since the 7th of February, 1985.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 7th of February, 1985:

  • DEA agent Kiki Camarena is kidnapped by drug traffickers in Mexico.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of February, 1985:

  • United States: I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
  • United Kingdom: I Know Him So Well - Elaine Page & Barbara Dickson

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Beverly Hills Cop" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 7th of February, 1985.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Mid 1980s fashion.

    Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.

  • USA for Africa - "We Are the World"

    "We Are the World" by USA for Africa would go on to win a Grammy for 1985's Song of the Year.

  • Deng Xiaoping.

    Deng Xiaoping was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1985. Xiaoping received this acknowledgment because of economic reforms in China.

  • 1985 in movies.

    Movies released in 1985 included Back to the Future, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rocky IV, The Color Purple, Out of Africa, Cocoon, The Jewel of the Nile, Witness, The Goonies, Spies Like Us, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Commando, Teen Wolf and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge.

  • 1985 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1985 included Wham!, Madonna, Foreigner, Chaka Khan, Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, Dire Straits and Paul Young.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of February:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 34 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since the 7th of February, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1985.
  • Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of February, 1985, will be 34 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 476582400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of February, 1985:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of February, 1985, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of February, 1985 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Weather

Weather information for the 7th of February, 1985:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 14.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -9.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.29cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 7th of February, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of February, 1985 was probably conceived around the 30th of April, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of February, 1985 is the 17th of November, 1985. (Rough Estimate).

7th of February

Events that have occurred on the 7th of February:

  • 7th of February, 1991: The ground assault phase of Operation Desert Storm begins as troops enter Kuwait.
  • 7th of February, 1991: The Provisional IRA launches a mortar attack on Downing Street.
  • 7th of February, 1992: The European Union is founded.
  • 7th of February, 2000: Rapper Big Pun dies after a heart attack.
  • 7th of February, 2009: The Black Saturday bushfires begin in Australia. 173 are killed by the bushfires, which continue to burn until the following month
  • 7th of February, 2003: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) is released.
  • 7th of February, 2010: Super Bowl XLIV: The New Orleans Saints defeat the Indianapolis Colts by 31-17 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
  • 7th of February, 2010: The Who perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIV.
  • 7th of February, 2016: Super Bowl 50 occurs at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California: The Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers and Coldplay perform at the halftime show.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
  • Punky Brewster - Series about a child that has been abandoned by her parents.
  • The Transformers - Animated series about an ongoing war between shape-shifting robots.
  • Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
  • Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of February, 1985.

  • 12,764 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,102,809,600 seconds have passed since the 7th of February, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,286,611,200 times.
  • Since the 7th of February, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 569,049,753,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 183,801,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 94,841,626 steps. That's about 42,152 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,233,715 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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