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Historical Events In 1985

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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   French socialists lose election (National Front 9%) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1985 india beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"  

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

Mar 10   On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Tokyo won by Natalia Bestemianova &Andrei Bukin (USSR)  

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

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

Mar 10   In the year 1985 world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (USSR)  

Mar 11   On this day in history mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader  

Mar 12   Eugene Ormandy [Blau], Hungarian/US conductor, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)  

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

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

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

Mar 15   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 16   Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut in the year 1985.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history roger Huntington Sessions, US composer (Black Masks), dies at 88  

Mar 17   On this day in history 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   Dattu Phadkar, cricketer (Indian all-rounder, 31 Tests 1947-58), dies in the year 1985.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1985 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 Bolivia a 5.5 earthquake killed 2 people and damage in the Monteagudo area in the year 1985.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl  

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   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   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   In the year 1985 death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

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

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   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   Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died in the year 1985.  

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