25th of May, 1985

The 25th of May, 1985, fell on a Saturday. Day 145 of 1985. Decade: 1980s.

34 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1985.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Demba Ba: Soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of May, 1985:

  • United States: Everything She Wants - Wham
  • United Kingdom: 19 - Paul Hardcastle

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Code of Silence" 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 25th of May, 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.

  • Out of Africa

    "Out of Africa" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1985.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 34 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1985.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1985.
  • Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1985, will be 34 years of age.
  • People born in 1985 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 485823600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 25th of May, 1985:

  • 11th of May, 1985: 56 spectators are killed during the Bradford City stadium fire.
  • 13th of May, 1985: The Dire Straits release their album "Brothers in Arms".
  • 18th of May, 1985: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Everton in Extra Time.
  • 29th of May, 1985: Football: Juventus win the European Cup after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • 29th of May, 1985: The Heysel Stadium disaster occurs when 38 fans are killed in riots during a European Cup final between Liverpool F.C. and Juventus.
  • 30th of May, 1985: Kenny Dalglish becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • 1st of June, 1985: Jennifer Rush releases her song "The Power of Love".
  • 1st of June, 1985: Bruce Springsteen headlines at Slane.
  • 7th of June, 1985: The Goonies (1985) is released in movie theaters.
  • 9th of June, 1985: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1985 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-2.
  • 21st of June, 1985: Return to Oz (1985) is released in cinemas.
  • 23rd of June, 1985: 329 people are killed when Air India Flight 182 is blown up by Canadian Sikh terrorists.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1985, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 1985 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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.
  • 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" - "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "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:

  • Hungry Hungry Hippos

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 25th of May, 1985:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 25th of May, 1985.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 1985 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 1985 is the 4th of March, 1986. (Rough Estimate).

25th of May

Events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

  • 25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • 25th of May, 1977: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
  • 25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
  • 25th of May, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2018: Ireland votes to legalize abortion.
  • 25th of May, 1963: FA Cup Final 1963: Manchester United defeat Leicester City 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1967: Football: Celtic win the European Cup when a late 84th minute goal from Thomas Chalmers helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Internazionale.
  • 25th of May, 1975: The Golden State Warriors win the 1975 NBA Finals after they defeat the Washington Bullets 4-0.
  • 25th of May, 1978: The Unabomber's first bomb explodes in the parking lot of the University of Illinois in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Rambo III (1988) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Football: Dutch side PSV Eindhoven win the European Cup after defeating Benfica on penalties.
  • 25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
  • 25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • 25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.

Computer Games

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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 1985.

  • 12,688 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,096,246,800 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 1985.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,278,954,600 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 565,663,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 182,707,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 94,277,225 steps. That's about 41,901 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,154,962 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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