Wednesday October 16, 1985
US date format: 10/16/1985, UK date format: 16/10/1985
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 16, 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 Casey Stoner and Verena Sailer.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to by .
In UK by was in the top 5 hits.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, directed by Jack Sholder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cavelord or Cosmic Wartoad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 16, 1985?
- Challenger vehicle moves to launch pad for STS 61A mission
- Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals win their league championships
- Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Herbert Hauptman and Jerome Karle
- Intel introduces the 16 MHz 80386 processor. With a 32-bit data bus, it can directly address four gigabytes of memory. Processor speed is three to four million instructions per second. Intel spent $100 million developing the processor.
- Claude Stroud: Actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 1985?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 16If October 16, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 16, 1985?
On October 16, 1985 several famous people were born including, Casey Stoner, Verena Sailer.
Which famous people died on October 16, 1985?
Famous people died on October 16, 1985 include, Claude Stroud.
What was the number one song in October 16, 1985?
The number one song in the week of October 16, 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 16, 1985?
The top hits on October 16, 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.