October 2nd, 1985, was a Wednesday. It was day 275 of 1985. The decade was the 1980s.
35 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since October 2nd, 1985.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.
What happened on October 2nd, 1985?
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 1985.
The movie "Invasion U.S.A." was at the top of the box office on October 2nd, 1985.
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Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.
"We Are the World" by USA for Africa would go on to win a Grammy for 1985's Song of the Year.
Deng Xiaoping was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1985. Xiaoping received this acknowledgment because of economic reforms in China.
"Out of Africa" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1985.
In 1985, the best soccer players were Michel Platini, Diego Maradona, Preben Elkjær-Larsen, Bernd Schuster, Michael Laudrup, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Zbigniew Boniek, Oleg Protassov, Hans-Peter Briegel, Bryan Robson and Rinat Dassaev.
Movies released in 1985 included Back to the Future, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rocky IV, The Color Purple, Out of Africa, Cocoon, The Jewel of the Nile, Witness, The Goonies, Spies Like Us, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Commando, Teen Wolf and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge.
The best NBA players in 1985 were Larry Bird, Bernard King, Moses Malone, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas.
Popular music artists in 1985 included Wham!, Madonna, Foreigner, Chaka Khan, Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, Dire Straits and Paul Young.
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Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on October 2nd, 1985.
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 2nd, 1985.
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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