Sunday November 17, 1985

US date format: 11/17/1985, UK date format: 17/11/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 17, 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 Panbanisha and Sékou Camara. In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush 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 Be-Bop High School or Hex.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at November 17 across the years or at November 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Events

  • Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM, New York
  • New York Jets best offensive production beating Tampa Bay Buccaneers 62-28.

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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

Oriana

Oriana

Directed by: Fina Torres

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

The Quiet Earth

The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on November 17, 1985

Sport Games on November 17, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 17
  • Chicago Bears - Dallas Cowboys : 44 - 0
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Raiders : 6 - 13
  • Kansas City Chiefs - San Francisco 49ers : 3 - 31
  • Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 14 - 30
See all American Football game results of November 17, 1985

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

How old am I?

If November 17, 1985 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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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?

Dun Darach

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Hex

Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Talisman

Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 17, 1985?

On November 17, 1985 several famous people were born including, Panbanisha , Sékou Camara, Carolina Neurath.

Which famous people died on November 17, 1985?

Famous people died on November 17, 1985 include, Jimmy Ritz.

What was the number one song in November 17, 1985?

The number one song in the week of November 17, 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 17, 1985?

The top hits on November 17, 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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