Saturday 19 October 1985
It was Saturday, 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 19 October 1985 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- RR Enriquez: Filipino model actress and television host.
- Erina Yamaguchi: Japanese model.
- Terry Etim: English mixed martial artist.
- Ashlyn Harris: Soccer Player.
- Alfred Rouleau: French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985).
- The first Blockbuster Video store opens in Dallas, Texas.
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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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