Tuesday 24 September 1985
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eleanor Catton and Jessica Lucas.
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.
Come and See, directed by E. Klimov, 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 Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge or Gunfright.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1985 ?
- Eleanor Catton: Canadian-born New Zealand author.
- Jessica Lucas: Canadian actress.
- Eric Anang: Ghanaian sculptor and carpenter.
- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
- Kool & The Gang - Cherish
- Wham! - Freedom
- Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number
- Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
- Madonna - Dress You Up
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night
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