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Historical Events In 1985

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Jun 10   The Israeli army ends its 1,099 day occupation of Lebanon in the year 1985.  

Jun 11   Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history lebanese Shiite Moslem gunmen hijack TWA 847 after Athens' takeoff  

Jun 15   En route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus in the year 1985.  

Jun 15   Len Hopwood, cricketer (took 0-155 in two Tests Eng v Aust 1934), dies in the year 1985.  

Jun 17   In the year 1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 launched  

Jun 17   Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1985 reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place  

Jun 21   In the year 1985 american, Brazilian &West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele  

Jun 23   Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth  

Jun 24   In the year 1985 challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F  

Jun 24   The motion picture " Cocoon", directed by Ron Howard, grossed some $7.9 million during its opening weekend across the country. "Cocoon", which had a brilliant cast, including screen legend Don Ameche, beat out "Rambo First Blood, Part II" starring Sylvester Stallone, in firstweekend receipts in the year 1985.  

Jun 24   The motion picture " Cocoon", directed by Ron Howard, grossed some $7.9 million during its opening weekend across the country. "Cocoon", which had a brilliant cast, including screen legend Don Ameche, beat out "Rambo: First Blood, Part II" starring Sylvester Stallone, in firstweekend receipts in the year 1985.  

Jun 24   The wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn became a U.S. citizen on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die) in the year 1985.  

Jun 27   First hotel strike in NY in the year 1985.  

Jun 28   Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx in the year 1985.  

Jun 28   In the year 1985 james Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74  

Jun 29   NASA launches Intelsat VA on this day in history.  

Jun 29   STS 51-F vehicle moves to the launch pad in the year 1985.  

Jun 29   On this day in history vancouver businessman Jimmy Pattison pays $2.229,000 for a yellow Rolls-Royce formerly owned by the Beatles  

Jun 30   On this day in history 39 remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut  

Jun 30   James Dewar, inventor (Twinkie), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history european Space Agency launches Giotto to Halley's Comet  

Jul 02   On this day in history proto launched to Halley's Comet  

Jul 03   CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover in the year 1985.  

Jul 03   In the New Britian Region a 7.4 quake damage (VII), landslides and ground cracks on New Ireland and in the Rabaul area, New Britain. A 1.3-meter tsunami was observed in Rabaul's harbor in the year 1985.  

Jul 04   On this day in history john de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83  

Jul 04   On this day in history tinker Bell's nightly flight begins  

Jul 05   In the year 1985 117ø F (47ø C), St George, Utah (state rec) (103ø spread, UT 1985)  

Jul 05   Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of the globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min  

Jul 07   Boris Becker at 17 beats Kevin Curren for Wimbeldon title 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   In the year 1985 birth of tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer  

May 22   Caridee English, American Model was born on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born in the year 1985.  

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

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 12   Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel was born in the year 1985.  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1985 death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1985 johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

Jan 09   Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies in the year 1985.  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died in the year 1985.  

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