Tuesday November 19, 1985

US date format: 11/19/1985, UK date format: 19/11/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 19, 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 Laksmi Rodríguez and Sam Cooke (model). 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. 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 Commando or Fairlight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for 1st time
  • Pennzoil wins a $10.53 billion USD judgment against Texaco, in the largest civil verdict in the history of the United States, stemming from Texaco executing a contract to buy Getty Oil after Pennzoil had entered into an unsigned, yet still binding, buyout contract with Getty.
  • Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time.

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Movies

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Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

House

House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Country: United States of America

Fool for Love

Fool for Love

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid

The Good Father

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Maa Kasam

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Days to next November 19

If November 19, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 10 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 21 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?

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: text based adventure

Publisher: BBC Software

King's Valley

King's Valley

Platform: MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Motos

Motos

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, X68000, ZX Spectrum, iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa; NA/EU Mastertronic

Commando

Commando

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Fairlight

Fairlight

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 19, 1985?

On November 19, 1985 several famous people were born including, Laksmi Rodríguez, Sam Cooke (model), Laura Osnes.

Which famous people died on November 19, 1985?

Famous people died on November 19, 1985 include, Stepin Fetchit [Lincoln Penny].

What was the number one song in November 19, 1985?

The number one song in the week of November 19, 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 19, 1985?

The top hits on November 19, 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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