Historical Events In 1985
Monday, 19 April 2021
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 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 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 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 in the year 1985.
May 11 Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1 in the year 1985.
May 11 Pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82
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 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 on this day in history.
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) in the year 1985.
May 20 In the year 1985 dow Jones industrial average closes above 1300 for first time
May 20 FBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR in the year 1985.
May 20 George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46 in the year 1985.
May 20 Israel exchanges 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers in the year 1985.
May 20 In the year 1985 larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title