Historical Events In 1985
Monday, 28 September 2020
May 08 20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1985 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 In the year 1985 challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly Air Force Base
May 10 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 on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history 40 die & 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground
May 11 In the year 1985 booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India
May 11 Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy), dies at 84 in the year 1985.
May 11 On this day in history madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1
May 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 13 Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA on this day in history.
May 13 Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91 in the year 1985.
May 13 On this day in history philadelphia Police bomb a house held by group "Move", kills 11
May 14 In the year 1985 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 on this day in history.
May 15 Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.
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 In the year 1985 bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas
May 17 On this day in history les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska
May 18 In the year 1985 "One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3
May 18 Tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82 on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history the first remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa)
May 20 On this day in history dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time
May 20 FBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history george Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46
May 20 Israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers in the year 1985.
May 20 Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.