Monday November 18, 1985

US date format: 11/18/1985, UK date format: 18/11/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 18, 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 Allyson Felix and Bart Kwan. In that special week of November people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Young Sherlock Holmes, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Pawn or Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress.
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You can also have a look at the year 1985, at November 18 across the years or at November 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Events

  • Dwight Gooden (NL) and Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young
  • Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport
  • Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM-afternoons)
  • Paul McCartney releases Spies Like Us
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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 18, 1985

Sport Games on November 18, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • New York Giants - Washington Redskins : 21 - 23
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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

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

Days to next November 18

If November 18, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 16 days.
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Books

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Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

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.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

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When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure

The Pawn

The Pawn

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair QL, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Access Software (1985)

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Platform: Coleco Adam; ColecoVision; Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 18, 1985?

On November 18, 1985 several famous people were born including, Allyson Felix, Bart Kwan, Christian Siriano.

What was the number one song in November 18, 1985?

The number one song in the week of November 18, 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 18, 1985?

The top hits on November 18, 1985 were We Built This City by Starship, You Belong To The City by Glenn Frey, Separate Lives by Phil Collins 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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