Thursday 31 October 1985, Halloween
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anne Dechauffour .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder.
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 Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hard Labeur.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arm Wrestling or Brian Bloodaxe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Anne Dechauffour: French tourist, she was shot at point-blank range with her mother, Corinne, painter, on the parking of the Westgate Mail, in Nairobi.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover
- Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels
- A-Ha - Take On Me
- Glenn Frey - You Belong To The City
- Starship - We Built This City
- Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart
- Loverboy - Lovin' Every Minute Of It
- ABC - Be Near Me
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