Thursday October 24, 1985
US date format: 10/24/1985, UK date format: 24/10/1985
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Wayne Rooney and Lionel Beauxis.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston.
In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits.
That Was Then... This Is Now, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Equalizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doomdark's Revenge or Arnhen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 1985?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1985?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Bruce Springsteen - I'm Goin' Down
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
- Bobby Womack - I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much
- Cameo - Single Life
- Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show
- Rene & Angela - I'll Be Good
- Maurice White - Stand By Me
- Morris Day - The Oak Tree
- El DeBarge With DeBarge - You Wear It Well
- Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 24If October 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 28 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 24, 1985?
On October 24, 1985 several famous people were born including, Wayne Rooney, Lionel Beauxis, Angela Asare.
Which famous people died on October 24, 1985?
Famous people died on October 24, 1985 include, Maurice Roy, Richie Evans.
What was the number one song in October 24, 1985?
The number one song in the week of October 24, 1985 was Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.
What were the top hits on October 24, 1985?
The top hits on October 24, 1985 were Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder, Take On Me by A-Ha in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, If I Was by Midge Ure, Trapped by Colonel Abrams in UK.