Monday November 11, 1985, Veteran's Day
US date format: 11/11/1985, UK date format: 11/11/1985
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Nina Senicar and Osvaldo Alonso.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
The Good Father, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Blind Date.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing One Man and His Droid or Buggy Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1985?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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- 1st AIDS theme TV movie - An Early Frost
- Pelle Lindbergh: Swedish ice hockey player (Born 1959).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
- Ta Mara & The Seen - Everybody Dance
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- Morris Day - The Oak Tree
- Rene & Angela - I'll Be Good
- El DeBarge With DeBarge - You Wear It Well
- Cameo - Single Life
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Diana Ross - Eaten Alive
Sport Games on November 11, 1985
- San Francisco 49ers - Denver Broncos : 16 - 17
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