Monday 18 November 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Allyson Felix and Bart Kwan.
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.
On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace or Balance of Power.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 November 1985 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
Famous Birthdays:18 November
- Dwight Gooden (NL) and Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young
- Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport
- Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM-afternoons)
- Paul McCartney releases Spies Like Us
- Space shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport, Washington, DC, is and turned over to the Smithsonian Institution.
- Comic strip Calvin and Hobbes debuts in 35 newspapers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - We Built This City
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Heart - Never
- Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands On Me
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
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