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Historical Events Happened In 1985

Friday, 18 April 2014

Nov 09   Gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81  

Nov 10   On this day in history pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident  

Nov 10   Pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history sTS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad  

Nov 12   The province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000  

Nov 15   Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history john J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85  

Nov 17   Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 19   President Reagan andSoviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65  

Nov 21   On this day in history ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies  

Nov 22   On this day in history columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C  

Nov 22   Lee Iacocca, the CEO of the Chrysler Corporation, presided over the largest swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens in American history on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Microsoft signed an agreement with Apple, allowing Microsoft to copy visual characteristics of Apple's Macintosh in its Microsoft Windows software on this day in history.  

Nov 23   58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71  

Dec 02   Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 03   23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70  

Dec 04   Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Dec 04   President Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court  

Dec 05   On this day in history dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time  

Dec 06   On this day in history burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92  

Dec 06   John Cougar Mellencamp promised 24,000 people at a New York City concert that he would refund their $17.50 tickets. A power outage had caused a 20-minute interruption during this, his debut concert on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl  

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   On this day in history birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

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

Jan 04   Brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)