Saturday 9 November 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bakary Soumare and Ku Hye Sun.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Buster or My Hero/Seishun Scandal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1985 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Bakary Soumare: Malian footballer.
- Ku Hye Sun: South Korean actress.
- Bakary Soumaré: Malian footballer.
- News closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
- Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 vs. Australia at the Gabba
- Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed
- Gary Kasparov (USSR) beats Anatoly Kasparov, becoming World Chess Champion at age 22.
- Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
- Starship - We Built This City
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- ABC - Be Near Me
- Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands On Me
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?