Saturday September 21, 1985

US date format: 9/21/1985, UK date format: 21/9/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 Carolina Bang and Caroline Wennergren. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Confuzion or G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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Events

  • Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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Famous Deaths

  • : Taiwanese writer of wuxia novels (Born...

Movies

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Commando

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States of America

Demons

Demons

Directed by: Lamberto Bava

Starring: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento

Faasle

Faasle

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Rohan Kapoor, Farha Naaz

Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Three Men and a Cradle

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

TV Series

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Days to next September 21

If September 21, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour

Jubal Sackett

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In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Fourth Deadly Sin

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Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

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?

Kong Strikes Back!

Kong Strikes Back!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Formation Z

Formation Z

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

Confuzion

Confuzion

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 21, 1985?

On September 21, 1985 several famous people were born including, Carolina Bang, Caroline Wennergren, Chloé Nabédian.

Which famous people died on September 21, 1985?

Famous people died on September 21, 1985 include, Gu Long.

What was the number one song in September 21, 1985?

The number one song in the week of September 21, 1985 was Money For Nothing by Dire Straits in US and Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger in UK.

What were the top hits on September 21, 1985?

The top hits on September 21, 1985 were Money For Nothing by Dire Straits, Cherish by Kool & The Gang, St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr in US and Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger, Holding Out For A Hero by Bonnie Tyler, Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder in UK.


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