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Historical Events Happened In 1985

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jul 29   On this day in history james F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69  

Jul 30   Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1985 eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78  

Aug 01   5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1985 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia  

Aug 01   Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on this day in history.  

Aug 02   5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo in the year 1985.  

Aug 02   On this day in history frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79  

Aug 02   NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1985.  

Aug 05   On this day in history flexible-wing glider altitude record set  

Aug 05   Theodore Sturgeon, sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Aug 06   19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB in the year 1985.  

Aug 07   In the year 1985 grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58  

Aug 08   On this day in history japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley's comet  

Aug 08   On this day in history louise Brooks, actress (Pandora's Box), dies of a heart attack at 78  

Aug 10   Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72 in the year 1985.  

Aug 10   Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million in the year 1985.  

Aug 11   Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz in the year 1985.  

Aug 12   On this day in history japanese Boeing 747 crashes, 520 die (worst in-flight toll)  

Aug 12   Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1985.  

Aug 13   On this day in history marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67  

Aug 14   Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68 in the year 1985.  

Aug 16   On this day in history singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn  

Aug 17   Dave Kingman hits his 400th HR on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1985 rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India  

Aug 19   Japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei in the year 1985.  

Aug 20   On this day in history harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists  

Aug 20   In the year 1985 israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of the US  

Aug 21   Near Coast of Northern Peru a 6.3 quake injured at least 100 people, 60 homes destroyed and damage to other buildings in the Chimbote area in the year 1985.  

Aug 21   Premier Neville Wran ratifies legislation in NSW to make AIDS a notifiable disease on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies in the year 1985.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of caridee English, American Model  

May 22   Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1985 birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of natasha Poly, Russian supermodel  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905) died in the year 1985.  

Jan 03   Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1985 brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89  

Jan 05   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died in the year 1985.  

Jan 06   On this day in history robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85  

Jan 07   Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Jan 09   Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died on this day in history.