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Historical Events In 1985

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Oct 10   Orson Welles actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 70 in the year 1985.  

Oct 10   Orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody in the year 1985.  

Oct 10   Yul Brynner actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 70 in the year 1985.  

Oct 11   In the year 1985 atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB  

Oct 11   Pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands in the year 1985.  

Oct 11   On this day in history tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer  

Oct 12   Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61A mission on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1985 johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75  

Oct 13   Jack Wilson, cricketer (Test for Australia, 0-39 & 1-25, DNB), dies in the year 1985.  

Oct 14   On Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7 in the year 1985.  

Oct 15   Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds in the year 1985.  

Oct 15   In the year 1985 shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit  

Oct 16   Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Intel introduces 32-bit 80386 microcomputer chip(more power more power!!) in the year 1985.  

Oct 18   On this day in history benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30  

Oct 25   On this day in history elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67  

Oct 25   Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit in the year 1985.  

Oct 26   On this day in history montreal constable Jacinthe Fyfe is the first Canadian female police officer killed on duty.  

Oct 26   In the year 1985 the Mutijuli Aboriginal Community is granted freehold title to Ayers Rock and the Uluru National Park in the Northern Territory.  

Oct 27   On this day in history thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's  

Oct 29   In the year 1985 john Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82  

Oct 30   22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched on this day in history.  

Oct 30   In the year 1985 kirby Grant, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74  

Nov 01   Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73 in the year 1985.  

Nov 03   Two French agents found guilty of sinking the Greenpeace ship 'Rainbow Warrior' on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB  

Nov 06   In the year 1985 exploratory well at Ranger TX, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil  

Nov 06   General Jaruzelski elected Poland's head of state on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1985 joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44  

Nov 07   Colombian troops end 27-hr siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice in the year 1985.  

Nov 08   Atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1985.  

May 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1985.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1985 birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer  

Jul 12   Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1985.  

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

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

Jan 06   Robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85 in the year 1985.  

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   In the year 1985 death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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