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Historical Events In 1985

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Dec 06   In the year 1985 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.  

Dec 06   UK joins US Star Wars project on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1985 potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70  

Dec 09   Phoenix Arizona, gets 3" of snow in the year 1985.  

Dec 11   General Electric acquires RCA Corp and its subsidiary, NBC on this day in history.  

Dec 11   The most expensive non-oil acquisition in U.S. history took place. General Electric Company agreed to buy RCA Corporation for $6.3 billion in the year 1985.  

Dec 12   248 US soldiers & 8 crew members die in Arrow Air charter crash in Newfoundland in the year 1985.  

Dec 12   Anne Baxter, actress (Myra-Marcus Welby, Victoria-Hotel), dies at 62 in the year 1985.  

Dec 14   On this day in history nY Yankees great Roger Maris dies of cancer at age 51.  

Dec 14   Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51 in the year 1985.  

Dec 15   Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed in the year 1985.  

Dec 16   In the year 1985 challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission  

Dec 16   On this day in history dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies  

Dec 16   In the year 1985 paul Castellano Organized-crime chief shot dead by a NYC restaurant  

Dec 17   Otto Gotsche, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 18   UN Security Council unanimously condemns "acts of hostage-taking" on this day in history.  

Dec 19   ABC Sports announced that it was severing ties with Howard Cosell and released ‘The Mouth’ from all TV commitments in the year 1985.  

Dec 19   ABC Sports announces that sportscaster Howard Cosell will no longer be providing television commentary on this day in history.  

Dec 19   NFL kicker Jan Stenerud announces his retirement, leaving behind a record of most career field goals (373) in the year 1985.  

Dec 21   On this day in history aRCO Anchorage runs aground near Port Angeles, WA  

Dec 22   On this day in history sTS 51-L vehicle moves to Launch Pad 39B  

Dec 23   On this day in history james Vance (20) & Raymond Belknap (18), commit suicide, sparking their families to sue rock group Judas Priest for subliminal messages  

Dec 25   In the year 1985 george Rhodes, orch leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at 66  

Dec 26   In the year 1985 dian Fossey, zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), murdered at 53  

Dec 26   Ford introduced the Taurus line of auto's,, the product of years of engineering on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports. President Reagan blamed Libyan leader Momar Qadhafi on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history warring Lebanese Moslem & Christian leaders sign peace agreement  

Dec 30   In the year 1985 iBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released  

Dec 30   On this day in history president Zia of Pakistan ends martial law  

Dec 31   Alexander Matheson, cricketer (2 wickets/2 Tests for NZ 1930-31), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 31   King Hussein of Jordan and President Assid hold talks 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 in the year 1985.  

May 22   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born in the year 1985.  

May 22   Caridee English, American Model was born in the year 1985.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

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

Jul 08   Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys) was born in the year 1985.  

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

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   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   Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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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