Sunday 29 September 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Calvin Johnson and Niklas Moisander.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Dan or Macadam Bumper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 September 1985 ?
- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Calvin Johnson: Football Player.
- Niklas Moisander: Finnish footballer.
- Dani Pedrosa: Spanish motorcycle racer.
- Anjana Sowmya: Indian singer.
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents, returns to NBC-TV
- Amazing Stories, by Steven Spielberg, debuts on NBC-TV
- MacGyver, starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV
- 1st of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies
- Deron Cherry, Kansas City vs. Seattle, has 4 interceptions!
- Houston QB Warren Moon sacked NFL tying record 12 times (by Cowboys)
- First of five cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Wham! - Freedom
- Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Madonna - Dress You Up
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
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