Historical Events In 1985
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
May 08 20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win on this day in history.
May 08 Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1985 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 On this day in history challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly Air Force Base
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 In the year 1985 40 die & 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground
May 11 On this day in history booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India
May 11 In the year 1985 chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy), dies at 84
May 11 Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1 on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1985 pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands
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 in the year 1985.
May 13 In the year 1985 laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA
May 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1985.
May 14 On this day in history mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed
May 14 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 in the year 1985.
May 15 In the year 1985 jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38
May 16 In the year 1985 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
May 16 Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82 in the year 1985.
May 16 Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year on this day in history.
May 16 Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium on this day in history.
May 16 Sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections on this day in history.
May 17 On this day in history bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas
May 17 Les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska in the year 1985.
May 18 In the year 1985 "One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3
May 18 On this day in history tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82
May 18 The first remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa) on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time
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 On this day in history larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title