Sunday 13 October 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Hoyer and Tsubasa Masuwaka.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
Re-Animator, directed by Stuart Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Soldier or Nine Princes in Amber.
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1985 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:13 October
- Sunday in the Park with George closes at Booth NYC after 604 performances
- Belgium Premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election
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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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