July 6th, 1985, fell on a Saturday. It was day 187 of 1985. The decade was the 1980s.
35 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since July 6th, 1985.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 6th, 1985:
19-year-old Diane Suzuki goes missing in Aiea, Hawaii.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 6th, 1985:
United States: Sussudio - Phil Collins
United Kingdom: Frankie - Sister Sledge
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Pale Rider" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 6th, 1985 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The 4th of July celebrations in America have come and passed.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Sussudio by Phil Collins is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Frankie by Sister Sledge is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Pale Rider is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Smurfs", "Miami Vice" and "Charles in Charge".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pac-Man", "Missile Command", "Duck Hunt" and "Tetris". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Diff'rent Strokes", "Danger Mouse", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Heathcliff". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Hungry Hungry Hippos", "Water Ring Toss" and "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)".
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 July 6th, 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
35 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since July 6th, 1985.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1985.
Leap Year: 1985 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 6th, 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 489452400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 6th, 1985:
August 2nd, 1985: 137 people are killed when Delta Air Lines Flight 191 crashes near Dallas, Texas.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 6th, 1985, will have the star sign Cancer.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1985 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: July 6th, 1985 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
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 6th of July:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on July 6th, 1985.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 6th, 1985 was probably conceived around the 26th of September, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 6th, 1985 is the 15th of April, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Back to the Future - A video game version of the Back to the Future movie franchise is released on the ZX Spectrum, the Commodore 64 and the Amstrad CPC.
The Way of the Exploding Fist - A fighting game that was released on the Commodore 64, the Spectrum and the Amstrad.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 6th, 1985.
12,862 days have passed since this date.
1,111,276,800 seconds have passed since the July 6th, 1985.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,296,489,600 times.
Since July 6th, 1985, earth has travelled approximately 573,418,828,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 185,212,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 95,569,805 steps. That's about 42,475 miles!
Since this date, 13,335,322 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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