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Historical Events In 1985

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Jan 17   Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Moslem leader, hanged at 76 in the year 1985.  

Jan 18   US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous promise on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history "Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9  

Jan 19   On this day in history 4 die in a car & train crash in Buda IL  

Jan 20   Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27F (-33C) in Chicago) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   -19F (-28C), Caesar's Head SC (state record) in the year 1985.  

Jan 21   In the year 1985 -34F (-37C), Mt Mitchell NC (state record)  

Jan 21   Barbara Cowsill, rocker (Cowsills), dies of emphysema on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals  

Jan 22   A cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Britains House of Lords debate first televised on this day in history.  

Jan 24   15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched in the year 1985.  

Jan 24   Penny Harrington is sworn in as the first woman police chief of a major American city (Portland, OR) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   The space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission in the year 1985.  

Jan 25   On this day in history "We are the World" is recorded  

Jan 25   In the year 1985 test debut of Wasim Akram, vs New Zealand at Auckland (2-105)  

Jan 26   42th Golden Globes Amadeus wins on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season in the year 1985.  

Jan 26   James Cameron, journalist, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth  

Jan 29   In the year 1985 jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th point of season in game 39  

Jan 29   New Brunswick Premier Richard Hatfield found not guilty of possession of marijuana, claims it was planted? on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1985 in Ottawa Federal government states that metric measurement will continue to be mandatory, but retailers can use the imperial system at the same time(typically Canadian)  

Jan 30   In the year 1985 ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol), dies at 67  

Jan 31   South African President PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1985 -61F (-52C), Maybell CO (state record)  

Feb 01   In the year 1985 -69F (-56C), Peter's Sink UT (state record)  

Feb 01   On this day in history azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 vs England)  

Feb 01   US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin in the year 1985.  

Feb 02   In the year 1985 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano  

Feb 03   On this day in history "Harrigan 'n Hart" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances  

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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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1985.  

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   In the year 1985 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   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   In the year 1985 don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

Jan 10   In the year 1985 death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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