Tuesday 8 October 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
Silver Bullet, directed by Daniel Attias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1985 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Kimberly Kevon: Williams; American actress.
- Bruno Mars: American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer.
- Elliphant : Swedish singer.
- Eiji Wentz: Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (WaT).
- Rembrandt & Hitler or Me premieres in Amsterdam
- Little Richard seriously injured in a car accident
- Hijackers of Achille Lauro throw Leon Klinghoffer off the ship, killing him.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Madonna - Dress You Up
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