Tuesday 15 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 Take On Me by A-Ha.
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.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1985 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Walter López: Uruguayan footballer.
- Marcos Martínez: Spanish race car driver.
- Walter Alberto Lopez: Uruguayan footballer.
- Marcos Martinez: Spanish racing driver.
- Dominic Sandoval: Dancer.
- Arron Afflalo: Basketball Player
- Meret Oppenheim: Writer, dies at 72.
- Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani
- Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds
- Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit
- US space shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
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