Friday 11 October 1985
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michelle Trachtenberg and Aya Kiguchi.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World.
In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits.
The Quiet Earth, directed by Geoffrey Murphy, 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 Dotaman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Peter Pack Rat or Cyclone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Michelle Trachtenberg: American actress.
- Aya Kiguchi: Japanese model and singer.
- Destiny Moore: Instagram Star.
- Yang Cheng: Chinese footballer.
- Álvaro Fernández: Uruguayan footballer.
- Sam Robertson: Scottish model and actor.
- Tex Williams: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1985).
- President Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands
- US intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists
- US President Ronald Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrand gold coins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Madonna - Dress You Up
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