Sunday October 13, 1985

US date format: 10/13/1985, UK date format: 13/10/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 13, 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 Chelsy Davy and Brian Hoyer. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush 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 The Great American Cross-Country Road Race or Lode Runner's Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Sunday in the Park with George closes at Booth NYC after 604 performances
  • Belgium Premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election

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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

Fright Night

Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States of America

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

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

Real Genius

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

Desert Hearts

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

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

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Sport Games on October 13, 1985

Sport Games on October 13, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Seattle Seahawks : 26 - 30
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 3 - 14
  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 26 - 10
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 21 - 6
  • Denver Broncos - Indianapolis Colts : 15 - 10
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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

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson

The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson

Rockschool

Rockschool

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Books

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Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

The Amateurs by David Halberstam

The Amateurs

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"Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport." *Walter Clemons Newsweek"A PENETRATING, FASCINATING AND REMARKABLY SUSPENSEFUL NARRATIVE."

After The Reunion by Rona Jaffe

After The Reunion

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The popular sequel to Class Reunion, Rona Jaffe’s After the Reunion continues the heartwarming story of Daphne, Emily, Chris, and Annabel five years after their class reunion.

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

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When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight.

Last Wish by Betty Rollin

Last Wish

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At a time when tempers flare over the Oregon assisted suicide law and Jack Kevorkian's physician-aid-in-dying, Last Wish, Betty Rollin's groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, is due for a rereading.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

A Mind Forever Voyaging

A Mind Forever Voyaging

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom, Activision (Commodore 128 version)

Dynamite Dan

Dynamite Dan

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

The Last V8

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Activision

Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 13, 1985?

On October 13, 1985 several famous people were born including, Chelsy Davy, Brian Hoyer, Tsubasa Masuwaka.

What was the number one song in October 13, 1985?

The number one song in the week of October 13, 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 13, 1985?

The top hits on October 13, 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.