Tuesday September 24, 1985

US date format: 9/24/1985, UK date format: 24/9/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Jessica Lucas and Cush Jumbo. 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. Sweet Dreams, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing King's Valley or Chimera.
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Historical Events

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  • Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees
  • Expos Andre Dawson joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice
  • Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15 hours 30 minutes).

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Movies

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu, Alice de Poncheville

Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Country: United States of America

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

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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 24

If September 24, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon

If Tomorrow Comes

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Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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 Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Back to Skool

Back to Skool

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

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

Confuzion

Confuzion

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Chimera

Chimera

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 24, 1985?

On September 24, 1985 several famous people were born including, Jessica Lucas, Eric Anang, Cush Jumbo.

What was the number one song in September 24, 1985?

The number one song in the week of September 24, 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 24, 1985?

The top hits on September 24, 1985 were Money For Nothing by Dire Straits, Cherish by Kool & The Gang, Freedom by Wham! 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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