Thursday 17 October 1985
It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1985 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Carlos González: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Collins John: Dutch footballer.
- Baran Kosari: Iranian actress.
- Tomokazu Nagira: Japanese footballer.
- Max Irons: Movie Actor.
- Carlos Gonzalez: Venezuelan baseball player
- Sydney Simpson: American noted family, first born daughter of O.J. Simpson and Nicole Brown. She has one younger brother and two older half-siblings from her father's first marriage. She and her brother were victims of unwelcome notoriety when their mother was killed 6/12/1994 and their father was accused. An ensuing custody trial placed them with their maternal grandparents and visitation rights granted to their father. The courts awarded Simpson custody of his two children on 12/20/1996.
- French Author Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize in literature
- Lou Piniella named New York Yankee manager
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
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