Monday October 14, 1985

US date format: 10/14/1985, UK date format: 14/10/1985

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 14, 1985).

Famous birthdays on this day include Martial Mbandjock and Nicholas Colla.

The number one song in US was Take On Me by A-Ha. The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was #1 song in the UK.

Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1985 while The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cap'n Magneto or The Fourth Protocol.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 14, 1985 Events

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Historical Events

  • 19th Country Music Association Award: Ricky Skaggs wins

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October 14, 1985 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If October 14, 1985 is your birthday you are 37 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 14.

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Phenomena

Phenomena

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Daria Nicolodi, Kaspar Capparoni, Fiore Argento, Michele Soavi, Donald Pleasence, Federica Mastroianni, Patrick Bauchau, Fiorenza Tessari, Franco Trevisi, Fulvio Mingozzi

Country: Italy

Maccheroni

Maccheroni

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Jack Lemmon, Isa Danieli, Ernesto Mahieux, Marta Bifano, Franco Angrisano, Orsetta Gregoretti, Giovanni Mauriello, Patrizia Sacchi, Jean-François Perrier, Maria Luisa Santella

Country: Italy

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

Evils of the Night

Evils of the Night

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Mohammed Rustam

Starring: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Take On Me
  2. - Saving All My Love For You
  3. - Part-Time Loveryoutube
  4. - Oh Sheila
  5. - Miami Vice Themeyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Power Of Love
  2. - If I Was
  3. - Trapped
  4. - Take On Me
  5. - Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Part-Time Loveryoutube
  2. - You Are My Lady
  3. - I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much
  4. - Single Life
  5. - The Show
Sport Games on October 14, 1985

Sport Games on October 14, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - New York Jets : 7 - 23
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TV Series

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Thundercats

Thundercats

Release year: 1985

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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Mineral Springs is populated by lizards, drug addicts, and motorcycle gangs. It is therefore strange to see a body in a burnt-out Rolls Royce.

A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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For people who are looking to make a difference in their careers, A Passion for Excellence is the most important, inspiring and career-transforming book that has ever been published.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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"A wild genealogical adventure. . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain ."--The New York Times Book ReviewGalapagos transports the reader back one billion years to A.D.

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

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Navy Ensign Billy Grenville, the heir to a large New York fortune, meets Ann Arden, a showgirl. It is love at first sight.

A Maggot by John Fowles

A Maggot

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John Fowles' prologue tells us that A Maggot was born from a vision of five travelers riding in remote areas with a mysterious purpose.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

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

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Formation Z

Formation Z

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

Desert Fox

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1985?

On October 14, 1985 several famous people were born including, Martial Mbandjock, Nicholas Colla, Manuel Belletti.

Which famous people died on October 14, 1985?

Famous people died on October 14, 1985 include, Emil Gilels, Emil Gilels, Emil Guilels (Эмиль Григорьевич Гилельс).

What was the number one song in October 14, 1985?

The number one song in the week of October 14, 1985 was Take On Me by A-Ha in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.

What were the top hits on October 14, 1985?

The top hits on October 14, 1985 were Take On Me by A-Ha, Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, If I Was by Midge Ure, Trapped by Colonel Abrams in UK.