Friday 18 October 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Kildow and Derrick Tribbett.
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.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Citadel or Tehkan Gridiron Fight.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Lindsey Kildow: American alpine skier.
- Derrick Tribbett: American musician (Twisted Method).
- Andrew Garcia: Pop Singer.
- Yoenis Cespedes: Baseball Player.
- Yoenis Céspedes: Cuban baseball player.
- Iori Nomizu: Japanese voice actress and singer
- Nintendo releases the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in the United States, in New York City. Special displays are set up in department, toy, and electronics stores. The NES comes with the Robotic Operating Buddy and the Zapper light gun. Price is US$125. Seventeen game cartridges are available with the launch of the game system.
- The Nintendo Entertainment System, including the Super Mario Bros. pack-in game is released.
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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