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May 29, 2008

1985



Popular Songs

1. I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
2. Careless Whisper - Wham! featuring George Michael
3. Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
4. One More Night - Phil Collins
5. We Are the World - U.S.A. for Africa
6. Crazy for You - Madonna
7. Don't You - Simple Minds
8. Everything She Wants - Wham!
9. Everyone Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
10.Heaven - Bryan Adams

Top Ten Movies

1. Back to the Future
2. Beverly Hills Cop

3. Cocoon

4. Fletch

5. The Goonies

6. The Jewel of the Nile
7. National Lampoon's European Vacation

8. Pale Rider

9. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

10. Rambo: First Blood, Part II


Most Popular Television Shows

1. The Cosby Show
2. Family Ties
3. Murder, She Wrote
4. 60 Minutes
5. Cheers
6. Dallas
7. Dynasty
8. The Golden Girls
9. Miami Vice
10. Who's the Boss?

Academy Awards

Best Picture:"Out of Africa"
Best Director Sydney Pollack ... "Out of Africa"
Best Actor:William Hurt ... "Kiss of the Spider Woman"
Best Actress:Geraldine Page ... "The Trip to Bountiful"

Grammy Awards

Record of the Year: "We Are the World" ... USA for Africa
Song of the Year: "We Are the World" ... Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie
Best Album: "No Jacket Required" ... Phil Collins
Male Vocalist: Phil Collins ... "No Jacket Required"
Female Vocalist:Whitney Houston ... "Saving All My Love for You"

Pulitzer Prizes

Drama: Steven Sondheim & James Lapine ... "Sunday In the Park With George"
Fiction: Alison Lurie ... "Foreign Affairs"
International Reporting: Josh Friedman & Dennis Bell. Newsday (Garden City, NY)
National Reporting: Thomas J. Knudson ... "Des Moines Register"
Public Service: "Ft. Worth Star-Telegram"


New Coke debuts

Coca-Cola replaces its original formula with "New Coke" recipe to compete with Pepsi-Cola. Public outcry quickly develops and the company brings back the original Coke.

Live Aid
The all-star rock concert, held in Philadephia and London, raises $70 million for African famine relief.


Titanic wreckage found

The Titanic wreckage is discovered on the ocean floor of the North Atlantic.

Nitendo
Nintendo releases the Nintendo Entertainment System

Harrods
Mohammed Alfayed buys london based department store harrods

Space
STS-51-G Space Shuttle Discovery completed its mission, best remembered for having Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first Arab and first Muslim in space, as a Payload Specialist.

Fashion
Tommy Hilfiger brand established


Whats so special about the year of your birth ?

posted by eshda3wa at 12:00 AM

36 Comments:

I was born :P

May 29, 2008 at 3:25 AM  

Man you really have it all drilled down,

I don't know what's so special about my year of birth. now i'm jealous ;p


btw, i never get to know if i'm shot gun or not, this sucks ;/

May 29, 2008 at 4:09 AM  

My birth pretty much heads the list.

May 29, 2008 at 5:20 AM  

wow..I've got to find out about mine;)

May 29, 2008 at 6:30 AM  

Sooo is it your birthday by any chance? If so, Happy Birthday :)

May 29, 2008 at 7:12 AM  

Hmm this was when i was 2 years old. Back to the future is still a pretty cool movie.

May 29, 2008 at 7:41 AM  

events that was on 1985 ^^ it's always good to have information.

May 29, 2008 at 7:56 AM  

Well, you just said them. :D

May 29, 2008 at 8:38 AM  

ME!!! .. i cant believe i wasnt a part of your list.
D.I.G.!

May 29, 2008 at 10:23 AM  

ollaaa..The Goonies! shakhbaree... brings back funny memories :)

May 29, 2008 at 10:45 AM  

1988: The hijacking of the Bangkok plane :P

Can't remember anything else lol

May 29, 2008 at 11:20 AM  

Same things- 1985 was a very good year!

May 29, 2008 at 12:40 PM  

I have no idea.. Me being born?

Cheers!

May 29, 2008 at 12:44 PM  

1987= the birth of shoosha :D

May 29, 2008 at 1:59 PM  

Whats so special about the year of my birth? Ansam came to existence :-P LOL

I share the same birth date (not the year) with Omar Khayyam!

May 29, 2008 at 2:08 PM  

sorry my dear but 1984 is the hottest year ever :P

May 29, 2008 at 4:58 PM  

I cannot hide the fact that I'm kinda happy that both you and I share the same year. 1985 FTW :P

May 29, 2008 at 10:50 PM  

i did a search on what happpened the year i was born and these r two of them:

-The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.

-Pop star Michael Jackson's scalp is seriously burned by pyrotechnics during filming of a Pepsi television commercial.

interesting!

May 29, 2008 at 11:00 PM  

what tat said ; P

May 30, 2008 at 12:26 AM  

it turned out i was a girl not the boy my parents though they'd have
which is good u know :Pp

May 30, 2008 at 1:14 AM  

Beverly Hills Cop and Police Academy bring back some very good memories! Now those were some really good and easy movies!

May 30, 2008 at 6:59 AM  

1985 <3

May 30, 2008 at 10:08 AM  

Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Portugal and the People's Republic of China sign an agreement in which Macau would be returned to China in 1999.

United Kingdom general election, 1987: Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for the third time.

During a visit to Berlin, Germany, U.S. President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.

World population reached 5 billion people in Zagreb, Croatia, according to the United Nations.

Prozac makes its debut in the United States.

Thomas Knoll and John Knoll develop the first version of Photoshop.

......BUT REALLY

my birth tops them ALL!

May 30, 2008 at 2:58 PM  

1984!

I believe there are books, songs, albums, movies, etc all titled 1984.

May 30, 2008 at 7:23 PM  

I don't know, except that i was born :D

May 30, 2008 at 8:08 PM  

The year i was born
" EVERY BODY WAS KUNGFU FIGHTING" hoo ha !

May 30, 2008 at 10:37 PM  

Mashallah! Was that when u were born :)

May 30, 2008 at 10:57 PM  

you have no idea how fucking hot it is to see a C4 vette on a girl's blog.. no idea
marry me?

not so sure there was anything 'special' the year i was born because of everything going on throughout the decade as a whole, but my birthday is the same day julius caeser was assassinated.. true story

that's the highlight of all that i've learned in school heh

May 31, 2008 at 12:32 AM  

I guess.... nothing?

May 31, 2008 at 9:03 AM  

I googled it ;p
i was born in 1984
mako shy interesting 9ar7a gheer ena i was born ;p

oo the first original Macintosh was released;)

oo eygoolich awl hndi esma Rakesh Sharma went to space ;p

oo also AIDS breaks out ;(

May 31, 2008 at 2:51 PM  

Tag... your it...!!!

May 31, 2008 at 4:06 PM  

i was born ok 1988 that ws the most intersing thing thats could have happened, google 1988 u'll see the event of the century Balqees was born :P looool

OMG careless whisper :S:S i love that song but it gets stuck in my head o ma y6l3 :S

+ u were born in a fun year not fair :(

May 31, 2008 at 9:12 PM  

Born : 06/21/1982 William of Wales, Prince Chuck & Lady Di's baby

LOL that was more than enough for me ;)

June 1, 2008 at 4:01 PM  

You've been tagged!

June 1, 2008 at 5:25 PM  

i love careless whisper .. such a kareoke song...

June 1, 2008 at 10:01 PM  

3a6aiteeni nostalgia '3air 6abee3i :'(

June 9, 2008 at 4:57 AM  

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