Sunday November 24, 1985
US date format: 11/24/1985, UK date format: 24/11/1985
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 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 Julia Alexandratou and Tony Hunt.
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 Grand National or The Bard's Tale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 24, 1985?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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- 73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24
- Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
- Isley, Jasper, Isley - Caravan of Love
- Ta Mara & The Seen - Everybody Dance
- Morris Day - The Oak Tree
- Sheila E. - A Love Bizarre
- Eugene Wilde - Don't Say No Tonight
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Tramaine - Fall Down (Spirit Of Love)
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
Sport Games on November 24, 1985
- Atlanta Falcons - Chicago Bears : 0 - 36
- Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 6 - 24
- Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Raiders : 28 - 31
- Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 16 - 19
- Green Bay Packers - Los Angeles Rams : 17 - 34
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If November 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?