Friday 4 October 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shontelle and Shontelle Layne.
In that special week of October 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.
Silver Bullet, directed by Daniel Attias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back or Little Computer People.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 4 October 1985 ?
- Shontelle : R&B Singer.
- Shontelle Layne: Barbados born singer.
- Thorsten Wiedemann: German rugby player.
- Shite Moslems claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
- The Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, USA.
- Henry G Perry completes 157-day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia.
- Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Madonna - Dress You Up
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Wham! - Freedom
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?