Saturday 26 October 1985
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Drew Saberhagen and Soko .
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.
To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Eidolon or Metro-Cross.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1985 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Drew Saberhagen: American noted family, the son of Bret Saberhagen, the youngest pitcher in the American League history to win the CY Young Award.
- Soko : French singer-actress of Polish and Italian descent.
- Mallory Ervin: Reality Star.
- Asin Thottumkal: Indian actress.
- Monta Ellis: American basketball player.
- Samuel Rader: YouTube Star
- Asin : Indian model and actress
- Andrea Bargnani: Italian basketball player
- Kafoumba Coulibaly: Ivorian footballer
- Kieran Read: New Zealand rugby player
- On a poor call in 6th game, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events costing Saint Louis Cardinals the 82nd World Series.
- The Australian government returns ownership of Uluru to the local Pitjantjatjara Aborigines.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
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
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