June 21st, 1985, fell on a Friday. It was day 172 of 1985. The decade was the 1980s.
35 years, 6 months and 26 days have passed since June 21st, 1985.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 21st, 1985:
Return to Oz (1985) is released in cinemas.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Lana Del Rey: Singer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 21st, 1985:
United States: Heaven - Bryan Adams
United Kingdom: You'll Never Walk Alone - Crowd
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cocoon" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 21st, 1985 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Heaven by Bryan Adams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, You'll Never Walk Alone by Crowd is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cocoon is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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 "Columbo.", "The Jeffersons", "The Smurfs" and "The Transformers". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Asteroids", "Mario Bros.", "Boulder Dash" and "The Way of the Exploding Fist".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "Heathcliff" and "ThunderCats". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Cabbage Patch Kids", "Monchhichi / Chicaboo", "Masters of the Universe (figures)" and "Pogo ball / Lolo ball".
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 June 21st, 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.
Who were the best football players in 1985?
In 1985, the best soccer players were Michel Platini, Diego Maradona, Preben Elkjær-Larsen, Bernd Schuster, Michael Laudrup, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Zbigniew Boniek, Oleg Protassov, Hans-Peter Briegel, Bryan Robson and Rinat Dassaev.
Who were the best NBA players in 1985?
The best NBA players in 1985 were Larry Bird, Bernard King, Moses Malone, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas.
Basic facts and information about this date:
35 years, 6 months and 26 days have passed since June 21st, 1985.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1985.
Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 21st, 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 488156400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 21st, 1985:
May 29th, 1985: Football: Juventus win the European Cup after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
May 29th, 1985: Football: Liverpool manager Joe Fagan announces that he will be retiring.
May 29th, 1985: The Heysel Stadium disaster occurs when 38 fans are killed in riots during a European Cup final between Liverpool F.C. and Juventus.
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 21st, 1985?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 21st, 1985 was probably conceived around the 11th of September, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 21st, 1985 is the 31st of March, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 21st, 1985.
12,994 days have passed since this date.
1,122,685,200 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,309,799,400 times.
Since June 21st, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 579,305,563,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 187,114,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 96,550,927 steps. That's about 42,912 miles!
Since this date, 13,472,222 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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