Home DFS SB OD SDN

Notice: How To Tip The Webmaster.


You are at the section The 80's Datebook

The 80's Datebook for October 19

Related Events on This Date

In 1980, Dan Fouts of San Diego passed for 444 yards and four touchdowns as the Chargers beat the New York Giants 44-7.

In 1980, Steve McPeak rode a 101 foot nine inch unicycle.

In 1981, “Koo Koo” album by Debbie Harry was certified Gold by the RIAA. Why? I donʹt know. A lot of people like this dud album or something, OK?

In 1983, The movie “Return of the Jedi” opened in movie theaters in France.

In 1983, The U.S. Senate approved a bill establishing a national holiday in honor, of Martin Luther King Jr. and made the third Monday in January a federal holiday.

In 1983, “Rant ʹnʹ Rave With The Stray Cats” album by Stray Cats was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1984, Julian Lennon released his single “Valotte”. On January 9, 1985 “Valotte” went Gold and on March 13, 1985 it went Platinum.

In 1984, On Days of our Lives, Roman (Wayne Northrop) and Marlena Brady's (Deidre Hall) twins, Eric Roman and Samantha Gene (Sami), were born.

In 1985, Game 1 of the Saint Louis-Kansas City World Series marked the first time all seven contests are scheduled at night.

In 1985, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Golden Girls”. Other Articles: Katherine Hepburn, Mickey Mantle

In 1985, R.C., “Sunset Grill” by Don Henley peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Take On Me” by A-ha peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, INXS (in-ex-ESʹ) released their “Kick” album.

In 1987, The Beatlesʹ “Abbey Road” and “Let It Be” CDs were released in the U.K.

In 1987, The stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value (its biggest daily percentage loss), to close at 1,738.74 in what came to be known as “Black Monday.”

In 1987, “The Jetsons” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication for its third and final season to date.

In 1988, On General Hospital, AJ (Christopher Ren Nelson) was tongue-tied when talking with Melissa (Ami Dolenz). Ami is the daughter of Micky Dolenz of The Monkees' fame.

In 1989, “Eat It” single by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold five years after its initial release.

In 1984, "Crimes of Passion" was released by New World Pictures; Ken Russell (director); Barry Sandler (screenplay); Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin, Annie Potts, Bruce Davison, Yvonne McCord, Stephen Lee, Louise Sorel, Rick Wakeman; Erotic thriller; Live Action

In 1984, "The Little Drummer Girl" was released by Warner Bros.; George Roy Hill (director); John le Carré, Loring Mandel (screenplay); Diane Keaton, Yorgo Voyagis, Klaus Kinski, Sami Frey, Michael Cristofer, Eli Danker, Ben Levine, Jonathan Sagall, Shlomit Hagoel, Juliano Mer, Sabi Dorr, Doron Nesher, Smadar Brener, Shoshi Marciano, Philipp Moog, Bill Nighy, David Suchet, John le Carré; Spy; Live Action

In 1984, "The Razor's Edge" was released by Columbia Pictures; John Byrum (director/screenplay); Bill Murray (screenplay); Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott, James Keach, Peter Vaughan, Brian Doyle-Murray, Faith Brook, Saeed Jaffrey, Richard Oldfield, André Maranne, Bruce Boa; Drama; Live Action

In 1984, "Stop Making Sense" was released by Arnold Stiefel Company / Cinecom Pictures / Palm Pictures; Jonathan Demme (director/screenplay); Talking Heads (screenplay); Talking Heads; Concert; Live Action

In 1984, "Thief of Hearts" was released by Paramount Pictures / Simpson/Bruckheimer; Douglas Day Stewart (director/screenplay); Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso, Christine Ebersole, George Wendt; Crime, Thriller, Drama; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Blue Kiss” by Jane Wiedlin peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Hard Times For Lovers” by Jennifer Holliday peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Remo's Theme (What If)” by Tommy Shaw peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Screams Of Passion” by Family peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sunset Grill” by Don Henley peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Take On Me” by a-ha peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cherish” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Hurts To Be In Love” by Gino Vannelli peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Let Me In” by Nick Gilder peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Way You Do The Things You Do/My Girl” by Hall And Oates With David Ruffin And Eddie Kendricks peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “After The Fire” by Roger Daltrey peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Have A Good Forever” by The Cool Notes peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Believe” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Just Like Honey” by The Jesus And Mary Chain peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Looking For Lewis And Clark” by Long Ryders peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Music” by 'D' Train peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “One Of The Living” by Tina Turner peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Rain” by The Cult peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Single Life” by Cameo peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)” by John Parr peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Big Money” by Rush peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “They Say It's Gonna Rain” by Hazell Dean peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “This Is England” by The Clash peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “This Is For You” by The System peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Trapped” by Colonel Abrams peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Wendell Gee” by R.E.M. peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You Can Win If You Want” by Modern Talking peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Dare Me” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Dress You Up” by Madonna peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Love Don't Live Here Anymore” by I'm Talking peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Spanish Eddie” by Laura Branigan peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Remixed By Paul Hardcastle)” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cut It Out” by Double Happys peaked at number 33 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Duel” by Propaganda peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “In Between Days (Without You)” by The Cure peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Johnny Come Home” by Fine Young Cannibals peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Never Surrender” by Corey Hart peaked at number 38 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Summer Of '69” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Power Of Love” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena” by Sandra peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “City Rhythm” by Shakatak peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Only Love” by Nana Mouskouri peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Radio Africa” by Latin Quarter peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Red Skies” by Boom Boom Mancini peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Heaven” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Part-Time Lover” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You're A Woman” by Bad Boys Blue peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Una storia importante” by Eros Ramazzotti peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Take On Me” by a-ha peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Cheri, Cheri Lady” by Modern Talking peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Don't Mess With Doctor Dream” by Thompson Twins peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Got You Babe” by UB40 With Chrissie Hynde peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “It's Called A Heart” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Part-Time Lover” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Menu:
The 80's Datebook Main Page January February March April May June July August September October October 1 October 2 October 3 October 4 October 5 October 6 October 7 October 8 October 9 October 10 October 11 October 12 October 13 October 14 October 15 October 16 October 17 October 18 October 19 October 20 October 21 October 22 October 23 October 24 October 25 October 26 October 27 October 28 October 29 October 30 October 31 November December
Related:
TLB Pop Memories Blog The Big Datebook Unusual Video Daily Pop Singles Chart Debuts Chart Peaks Daily The 80's Datebook The 90's Datebook The 70's Datebook
Market Zone:
Dave's Fun Stuff
TV Zone:
Find your favorite TV shows with "Let's Watch TV!"
Notable:
Dave's Fun Stuff SDN Media News and More
Footer:
Dave's Fun Stuff Super Birthdays Contact Webmaster



© 1995-2023. davesfunstuff.com. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website without expressed written consent is prohibited.

Help Support Our Ad-Free Web Section

Just use our PayPal link to pay.

Please Donate Cash to help pay for webhosting, domain payments, expenses and labor in keeping this section going. Thank you.

$2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $75, $100, $ANY

Notice Of Disclosure (updated June 2023):

"David Tanny is the owner and operator of the domains davesfunstuff.com and davidtanny.com"

Website Cookie Policy