Tuesday November 12, 1985

US date format: 11/12/1985, UK date format: 12/11/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 12, 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 Arianny Celeste and Yvonne Nelson. In that special week of November people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Alien 8 or Desert Fox.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at November 12 across the years or at November 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Events

  • Secretary in Ann Arbor Michigan wounded by package bomb
  • STS 61-B vehicle moves to launch pad
  • A total solar eclipse occurs over Antarctica at 14:11:22 UTC.

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Movies

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After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Desert Hearts

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

Starring: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

Oriana

Oriana

Directed by: Fina Torres

Starring: Doris Wells, Daniela Silverio, Rafael Briceño, Mirtha Borges

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TV Series

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Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Days to next November 12

If November 12, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Only One Woof by James Herriot

Only One Woof

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Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow

World'S Fair

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"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fooblitzky

Fooblitzky

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL/XE, DOS

Genre: Puzzle/Board game

Publisher: Infocom

Konami GT

Konami GT

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Master of Magic

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Alien 8

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Desert Fox

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 12, 1985?

On November 12, 1985 several famous people were born including, Arianny Celeste, Yvonne Nelson, Adlène Guedioura.

What was the number one song in November 12, 1985?

The number one song in the week of November 12, 1985 was We Built This City by Starship in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.

What were the top hits on November 12, 1985?

The top hits on November 12, 1985 were We Built This City by Starship, You Belong To The City by Glenn Frey, Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey, Take On Me by A-ha in UK.


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