Thursday 24 October 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wayne Rooney and Tim Pocock.
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.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-D Warriors or Project Space Station.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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)
- Wayne Rooney: English footballer.
- Tim Pocock: TV Actor.
- Robert Cornthwaite: English-Australian footballer.
- Matthew Robinson: Australian snowboarder (d. 2014).
- Oscar Wendt: Swedish footballer.
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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