March 29th, 1985, fell on a Friday. It was day 88 of 1985. The decade was the 1980s.
35 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since March 29th, 1985.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 29th, 1985:
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 29th, 1985:
United States: One More Night - Phil Collins
United Kingdom: Easy Lover - Philip Bailey & Phil Collins
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Friday the 13th - Part V" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 29th, 1985 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song One More Night by Phil Collins is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Easy Lover by Philip Bailey & Phil Collins is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Friday the 13th - Part V is at the top of the Box Office. In fashion, women are currently wearing long sweaters, fishnet stockings, fingerless gloves, jumpsuits, over-sized scarves, miniskirts, stirrup pants and spandex cycling shorts. Meanwhile, men are wearing Hawaiian shirts, flannel, shell suits and wool sport coats. Because it's 1985, the radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Tears For Fears, USA For Africa, A-ha, Foreigner, Madonna, Wham! and Phil Collins.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Trapper John, M.D.", "Knight Rider", "Punky Brewster" and "Who's the Boss?". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Donkey Kong", "Boulder Dash" and "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fraggle Rock", "Dungeons & Dragons", "Heathcliff" and "Thomas the Tank Engine".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Big Jim (action figure)", "Hungry Hungry Hippos", "Speak & Spell" and "Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)".
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 March 29th, 1985.
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.
1985 in music.
Popular music artists in 1985 included Wham!, Madonna, Foreigner, Chaka Khan, Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, Dire Straits and Paul Young.
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.
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.
Out of Africa
"Out of Africa" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1985.
Basic facts and information about this date:
35 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since March 29th, 1985.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1985.
Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 29th, 1985, will be 35 years of age.
People born in 1985 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 480902400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 29th, 1985:
February 27th, 1985: Actor David Huffman is stabbed to death by a suspected burglar in San Diego, California.
February 28th, 1985: Nine RUC police officers are killed when the Provisional IRA carries out a mortar attack on a police station in Newry, Northern Ireland.
March 6th, 1985: Boxing: 18-year-old Mike Tyson defeats Hector Mercedes in his professional debut.
April 23rd, 1985: Coca-Cola replaces its original drink with New Coke. The reaction to the recipe change is largely negative.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 29th, 1985, will have the star sign Aries.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: March 29th, 1985 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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.
The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
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.
Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
1985 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1985.
"ThunderCats" - "Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "The Transformers" - "Muppet Babies" - "Heathcliff" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" - "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" - "Fraggle Rock" - "Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show"
1985 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1985:
Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Masters of the Universe (figures)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Big wheel (tricycle)
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Water Ring Toss
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Big Jim (action figure)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of March:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on March 29th, 1985.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 29th, 1985 was probably conceived around the 19th of June, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 29th, 1985 is the 6th of January, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back - An arcade rail shooter game that was released by Atari Games.
Boulder Dash - Arcade game developed by Data East.
Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 29th, 1985.
12,998 days have passed since this date.
1,123,027,200 seconds have passed since the March 29th, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,310,198,400 times.
Since March 29th, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 579,482,035,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 187,171,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 96,580,339 steps. That's about 42,925 miles!
Since this date, 13,476,326 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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