Sunday 17 November 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Panbanisha : American bonobo (d. 2012).
- Sékou Camara: Malian footballer (d. 2013).
- Carolina Neurath: Carolina Neurath Swedish journalist.
- Bea Saw: Filipino actress.
- Jimmy Ritz: Actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81.
- Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM, New York
- New York Jets best offensive production beating Tampa Bay Buccaneers 62-28.
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