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Historical Events In 1985

Thursday, 02 July 2020

May 08   20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win in the year 1985.  

May 08   On this day in history dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74  

May 08   On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

May 09   In the year 1985 edmond O'Brien, actor (Moon Pilot, Wild Bunch), dies at 69  

May 10   Challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly Air Force Base in the year 1985.  

May 10   On this day in history in the New Britian Region a7.3 quake resulted in one person killed. Damage in the Bialla-Hoskins area. Extensive landslides, debris flows and fallen trees in the Nakanai Mountains  

May 11   40 die & 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground in the year 1985.  

May 11   Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India on this day in history.  

May 11   Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

May 11   Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1 in the year 1985.  

May 11   On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands  

May 12   On this day in history amy Eilberg is ordained in New York as first woman Conservative rabbi  

May 12   Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor, dies in the year 1985.  

May 13   On this day in history laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA  

May 13   Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91 on this day in history.  

May 13   Philadelphia Police bomb a house held by group "Move", kills 11 in the year 1985.  

May 14   Mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history northwest of Madagascar a6.4 quake was felt at Mtwara and Newala, Tanzania and in the Mocimbao da Praia area, Mozambique. Believed to be the largest instrumentally located hypocenter in this area  

May 15   Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38 in the year 1985.  

May 16   Actress Margaret Hamilton, who portrayed the Wicked witch of the West in the MGM film The Wizard of Oz, dies of a heart attack at age 82 on this day in history.  

May 16   Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

May 16   Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year in the year 1985.  

May 16   Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1985 sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections  

May 17   Bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska  

May 18   "One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3 on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82  

May 18   In the year 1985 the first remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa)  

May 20   Dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history fBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR  

May 20   George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46 in the year 1985.  

May 20   In the year 1985 israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers  

May 20   Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1985.  

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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   Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born in the year 1985.  

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   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   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 in the year 1985.  

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 in the year 1985.  

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