Thursday 17 October 1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Max Irons and Carlos González (baseball).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take On Me by A-Ha.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
The Quiet Earth, directed by Geoffrey Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuckie Egg 2 or Formula One.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Max Irons: Movie Actor.
- Carlos González (baseball)
- Christine Magnuson
- Carlos González: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Collins John: Dutch footballer.
- Baran Kosari: Iranian actress.
- Tomokazu Nagira: Japanese footballer.
- Sydney Simpson: American noted family, first born daughter of O.J.
- Carlos Gonzalez: Venezuelan baseball player.
- French Author Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize in literature
- Lou Piniella named New York Yankee manager
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Mick Jagger & David Bowie - Dancing In The Street
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
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