Sunday 6 October 1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sylvia Fowles and Mitchell Cole.
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 Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Infernal Runner or Angel Kids.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Sylvia Fowles: American basketball player.
- Mitchell Cole: English footballer (d. 2012).
- Tarmo Kink: Estonian footballer.
- Yankee Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games and also at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out beating Toronto 8-0
- PC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.
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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Sport Games on 6 October 1985
- Buffalo Bills - Indianapolis Colts : 17 - 49
- Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 27 - 19
- Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 30 - 29
- Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 43
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