Tuesday October 01, 1985

US date format: 10/1/1985, UK date format: 1/10/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 1, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dizzee Rascal and Porcelain Black. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except, directed by Josh Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Living With The Kennedys by Marcia Chellis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Paradroid or Marsport.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at October 01 across the years or at October 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed
  • Nintendo releases the Super Mario Bros. video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.

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Movies

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After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

Fright Night

Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States of America

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Country: United States of America

Real Genius

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Stingray

Stingray

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Days to next October 01

If October 01, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Living With The Kennedys by Marcia Chellis

Living With The Kennedys

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Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

Last Wish by Betty Rollin

Last Wish

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At a time when tempers flare over the Oregon assisted suicide law and Jack Kevorkian's physician-aid-in-dying, Last Wish, Betty Rollin's groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, is due for a rereading.

Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis

Less Than Zero

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Set in Los Angeles in the early 1980's, this coolly mesmerizing novel is a raw, powerful portrait of a lost generation who have experienced sex, drugs, and disaffection at

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Immigrant'S Daughter by Howard Fast

The Immigrant'S Daughter

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In this triumphant conclusion to the Lavette saga, Howard Fast brings the story up to the present, to the fourth generation.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Paradroid

Paradroid

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

Konami's Ping Pong

Konami's Ping Pong

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Famicom Disk System, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Project Space Station

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

Motos

Motos

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, X68000, ZX Spectrum, iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa; NA/EU Mastertronic

Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 01, 1985?

On October 01, 1985 several famous people were born including, Dizzee Rascal, Porcelain Black, Catrinel Menghia.

Which famous people died on October 01, 1985?

Famous people died on October 01, 1985 include, E B White.

What was the number one song in October 01, 1985?

The number one song in the week of October 01, 1985 was Money For Nothing by Dire Straits in US and Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger in UK.

What were the top hits on October 01, 1985?

The top hits on October 01, 1985 were Money For Nothing by Dire Straits, Cherish by Kool & The Gang, Oh Sheila by Ready For The World in US and Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger, Holding Out For A Hero by Bonnie Tyler, Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder in UK.


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