Monday 21 October 1985
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston.
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.
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1985 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
Famous Birthdays:21 October
- Dan White: American homicide, a disgruntled former City of San Francisco employee who shot Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk on 11/27/1978, 10:45 AM PST.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm Goin' Down
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
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