Friday October 04, 1985

US date format: 10/4/1985, UK date format: 4/10/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 4, 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 Shontelle and Shontelle Layne. 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 Infernal Runner or Koronis Rift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at October 04 across the years or at October 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Henry G Perry completes 157-day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia.
  • Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, United States.

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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 04

If October 04, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 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?

Gyroscope

Gyroscope

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Melbourne House

Penguin Wars

Penguin Wars

Platform: Arcade, Game Boy, MSX, NES

Publisher: ASCII

Lord of the Rings: Game One

Lord of the Rings: Game One

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Dragon 32/64, Apple II, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Infernal Runner

Infernal Runner

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Loriciel

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit family, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 04, 1985?

On October 04, 1985 several famous people were born including, Shontelle , Shontelle Layne, Thorsten Wiedemann.

What was the number one song in October 04, 1985?

The number one song in the week of October 04, 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 04, 1985?

The top hits on October 04, 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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