Tuesday October 08, 1985
US date format: 10/8/1985, UK date format: 8/10/1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 8, 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 Bruno Mars and Simone Bolelli.
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 Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathstar or Talisman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1985?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- Rembrandt & Hitler or Me premieres in Amsterdam
- Little Richard seriously injured in a car accident
- Hijackers of Achille Lauro throw Leon Klinghoffer off the ship, killing him.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 08, 1985?
On October 08, 1985 several famous people were born including, Bruno Mars, Simone Bolelli, Eiji Wentz.
Which famous people died on October 08, 1985?
Famous people died on October 08, 1985 include, Leon Klinghoffer, Ricardo Bacchelli, Malcolm Ross.
What was the number one song in October 08, 1985?
The number one song in the week of October 08, 1985 was Oh Sheila by Ready For The World in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.
What were the top hits on October 08, 1985?
The top hits on October 08, 1985 were Oh Sheila by Ready For The World, Money For Nothing by Dire Straits, Take On Me by A-Ha in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, If I Was by Midge Ure, Trapped by Colonel Abrams in UK.