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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  

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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   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born in the year 1985.  

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   In the year 1985 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   In the year 1985 johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1985 death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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