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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   On this day in history orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70  

Oct 10   US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history yul Brynner actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 70  

Oct 11   Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1985 pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands  

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 in the year 1985.  

Oct 12   In the year 1985 intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize  

Oct 12   Johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history on Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7  

Oct 15   In the year 1985 meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72  

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   Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1985 claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78  

Oct 16   In the year 1985 intel introduces 32-bit 80386 microcomputer chip(more power more power!!)  

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

Oct 25   Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Oct 25   In the year 1985 kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history 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   John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched in the year 1985.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history two French agents found guilty of sinking the Greenpeace ship 'Rainbow Warrior'  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history exploratory well at Ranger TX, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil  

Nov 06   On this day in history general Jaruzelski elected Poland's head of state  

Nov 06   On this day in history joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44  

Nov 07   In the year 1985 colombian troops end 27-hr siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice  

Nov 08   On this day in history atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission  

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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   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   In the year 1985 birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

Jun 07   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93  

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

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

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

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

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