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Historical Events In 1985

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Mar 09   Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) & Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed in the year 1985.  

Mar 09   On this day in history the most requested movie in history,"Gone With The Wind", went on sale in video stores across the U.S. for the first time.  

Mar 10   On this day in history french socialists lose election (National Front 9%)  

Mar 10   India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket" on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Konstantin Chernenko, party leader/pres of USSR (1984-85), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   World Ice Dance Championship in Tokyo won by Natalia Bestemianova &Andrei Bukin (USSR) in the year 1985.  

Mar 10   On this day in history world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR)  

Mar 10   World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic) in the year 1985.  

Mar 10   On this day in history world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (USSR)  

Mar 11   Mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1985 eugene Ormandy [Blau], Hungarian/US conductor, dies at 85  

Mar 13   Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow) on this day in history.  

Mar 14   11th People's Choice Awards Bill Cosby wins 4 awards on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history 11th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby wins 4 awards  

Mar 15   On this day in history larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1985.  

Mar 16   In the year 1985 associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut  

Mar 16   On this day in history denny McLain, pitcher; convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 years  

Mar 16   In the Leeward Islands a 6.8 earthquake injured 6 and damage (VI) on Guadeloupe. Minor damage on Montserrat. Also felt on Antigua, St. Kitts and Puerto Rico in the year 1985.  

Mar 16   Roger Huntington Sessions, US composer (Black Masks), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1985 brian Mulroney 1939- welcomes President Ronald Reagan to a Canada-US Summit meeting in the Chateau Frontenac; called the Shamrock Summit because of their common Irish ancestry and the date - St. Patrick's Day.  

Mar 17   On this day in history dattu Phadkar, cricketer (Indian all-rounder, 31 Tests 1947-58), dies  

Mar 17   IBM surprised the computer industry by announcing the termination of its PC Jr., a watered-down version of its popular IBM PC on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Near Coast of Central Chile a 6.6 earthquake caused one person died from a heart attack at Santiago on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC in the year 1985.  

Mar 18   On this day in history jack Miller, orch leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89  

Mar 19   On this day in history "Spin Magazine" begins publishing  

Mar 19   In the year 1985 in Bolivia a 5.5 earthquake killed 2 people and damage in the Monteagudo area.  

Mar 19   On this day in history new South Wales wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket  

Mar 19   In the year 1985 senate votes 55-45, to authorize production of the MX missile  

Mar 20   In the year 1985 libby Riddles is first woman to win Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race  

Mar 21   Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed in the year 1985.  

Mar 21   In the year 1985 michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mr Arkadin), dies at 77  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   In the year 1985 birth of ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl  

May 22   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1985 birth of caridee English, American Model  

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

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

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

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   Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905) died on this day in history.  

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   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

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 on this day in history.  

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