Tuesday October 29, 1985

US date format: 10/29/1985, UK date format: 29/10/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 29, 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 Janet Montgomery and Cal Crutchlow. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Train, directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien 8 or Hex.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at October 29 across the years or at October 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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Events

  • Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multi-party election in Liberia.

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Famous Deaths

  • : English singer-songwriter bass player...

Movies

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After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

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

Desert Hearts

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

Starring: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

Oriana

Oriana

Directed by: Fina Torres

Starring: Doris Wells, Daniela Silverio, Rafael Briceño, Mirtha Borges

TV Series

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Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Days to next October 29

If October 29, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 1 month, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

Lucky by Jackie Collins

Lucky

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Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

Living With The Kennedys by Marcia Chellis

Living With The Kennedys

By:

Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By:

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ice Climber

Ice Climber

Platform: Famicom/NES, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, Arcade, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, e-Reader, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Alien 8

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Ice Palace

Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Hex

Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit family, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1985?

On October 29, 1985 several famous people were born including, Janet Montgomery, Youn-a , Cal Crutchlow.

Which famous people died on October 29, 1985?

Famous people died on October 29, 1985 include, John Lodge.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1985?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 1985 was Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.

What were the top hits on October 29, 1985?

The top hits on October 29, 1985 were Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder, Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer, Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, If I Was by Midge Ure, Trapped by Colonel Abrams in UK.


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