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Historical Events In 1985

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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

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

May 08   France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1985.  

May 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1985 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   In the year 1985 40 die & 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground  

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 on this day in history.  

May 11   Pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands in the year 1985.  

May 12   In the year 1985 amy Eilberg is ordained in New York as first woman Conservative rabbi  

May 12   Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

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

May 13   In the year 1985 leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91  

May 13   Philadelphia Police bomb a house held by group "Move", kills 11 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed  

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   In the year 1985 margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82  

May 16   Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

May 16   Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium in the year 1985.  

May 16   On this day in history sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections  

May 17   Bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas in the year 1985.  

May 17   Les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska in the year 1985.  

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

May 18   In the year 1985 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 in the year 1985.  

May 20   FBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR on this day in history.  

May 20   George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

May 20   Israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers in the year 1985.  

May 20   On this day in history larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  

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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   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born in the year 1985.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of caridee English, American Model  

May 22   In the year 1985 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died in the year 1985.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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