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Historical Events In 1985

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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" in the year 1985.  

Mar 10   In the year 1985 konstantin Chernenko, party leader/pres of USSR (1984-85), dies at 73  

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

Mar 10   In the year 1985 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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1985 mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader  

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

Mar 14   11th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby wins 4 awards in the year 1985.  

Mar 15   Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Mar 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut  

Mar 16   Denny McLain, pitcher; convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 years on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1985.  

Mar 17   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 in the year 1985.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1985 iBM surprised the computer industry by announcing the termination of its PC Jr., a watered-down version of its popular IBM PC  

Mar 17   In the year 1985 near Coast of Central Chile a 6.6 earthquake caused one person died from a heart attack at Santiago  

Mar 18   On this day in history capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC  

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   New South Wales wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket in the year 1985.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history libby Riddles is first woman to win Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race  

Mar 21   On this day in history arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame  

Mar 21   In the year 1985 bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed  

Mar 21   Michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mr Arkadin), dies at 77 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 in the year 1985.  

May 22   Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player was born in the year 1985.  

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

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   On this day in history brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89  

Jan 05   In the year 1985 death of robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1985 don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

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