Thursday 24 October 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Robert Cornthwaite: English-Australian footballer.
- Matthew Robinson: Australian snowboarder (d. 2014).
- Oscar Wendt: Swedish footballer.
- Wayne Rooney: English footballer.
- Tim Pocock: TV Actor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 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
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm Goin' Down
Make this date unforgettable
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Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 24 October 1985 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?