Friday 1 November 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1985 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
Famous Birthdays:01 November
- Phil Silvers: comedic actor (Sergeant Bilko), dies at age 73 in his sleep.
- Netherlands decides definative sites for cruise missiles
- Nostalgia Television begins on cable.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
- Starship - We Built This City
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Loverboy - Lovin' Every Minute Of It
- ABC - Be Near Me
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