Saturday 19 October 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Etim and Ashlyn Harris.
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 Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwyche or Be-Bop High School.
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Terry Etim: English mixed martial artist.
- Ashlyn Harris: Soccer Player.
- RR Enriquez: Filipino model actress and television host.
- Erina Yamaguchi: Japanese model.
- Alfred Rouleau: French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985).
- The first Blockbuster Video store opens in Dallas, Texas.
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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