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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1982 1983 198419851986 1987 1988
1985 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1985
Ab urbe condita2738
Armenian calendar1434
Assyrian calendar6735
Bahá'í calendar141–142
Balinese saka calendar1906–1907
Bengali calendar1392
Berber calendar2935
British Regnal year33 Eliz. 2 – 34 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2529
Burmese calendar1347
Byzantine calendar7493–7494
Chinese calendar甲子(Wood Rat)
4681 or 4621
    — to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
4682 or 4622
Coptic calendar1701–1702
Discordian calendar3151
Ethiopian calendar1977–1978
Hebrew calendar5745–5746
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2041–2042
 - Shaka Samvat1906–1907
 - Kali Yuga5085–5086
Holocene calendar11985
Igbo calendar985–986
Iranian calendar1363–1364
Islamic calendar1405–1406
Japanese calendarShōwa 60
Javanese calendar1917–1918
Juche calendar74
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4318
Minguo calendarROC 74
Nanakshahi calendar517
Thai solar calendar2528
Tibetan calendar阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
2111 or 1730 or 958
    — to —
(female Wood-Ox)
2112 or 1731 or 959
Unix time473385600 – 504921599

1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade. Super mario Bros. was released in this year. Also the NES was released (an American version of the Famicom (1983))in this year.

Events[change | change source]

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

February[change | change source]

March[change | change source]

Michael Redgrave
Marc Chagall

April[change | change source]

Enver Hoxha
Tancredo Neves

May[change | change source]

Margaret Hamilton

June[change | change source]

Tage Erlander

July[change | change source]

Simon Kuznets
Heinrich Böll

August[change | change source]

Louise Brooks
Kyu Sakamoto
Samantha Smith
Frank Macfarlane Burnet

September[change | change source]

Rodney Robert Porter
Paul Flory
Italo Calvino
Charles Francis Richter

October[change | change source]

E. B. White
Rock Hudson
Emílio Garrastazu Médici
Yul Brynner
Orson Welles

November[change | change source]

Wellington Koo
Lon Nol

December[change | change source]

Anne Baxter
Ricky Nelson

Movies released[change | change source]

Hit songs[change | change source]

New books[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "January 20th fell on Sunday, so Reagan was privately sworn in that day at the White House; public Inauguration on January 21st took place in the Capitol Rotunda, due to freezing weather."[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Swearing-In Ceremony for President Ronald W. Reagan: Fiftieth Inaugural Ceremonies, January 21, 1985". The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  2. "On This Day: 11 March – 1985: Gorbachev becomes Soviet leader". On This Day: 1950–2005. BBC. 11 March 1985. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  3. McHugh, Catherine (July 13, 2015). "Live Aid 30th Anniversary: The Day Rock and Roll Changed the World". Bio. A&E Television Networks LLC. Archived from the original on April 22, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  4. Ward, Greg (2012). The Rough Guide to the Titanic. London: Rough Guides Ltd. pp. 171-172. ISBN 978-1-4053-8699-9.
  5. Lee Salem (November 18, 2005). "Spiffy: The Complete Calvin and Hobbes" (mp3). Morning Edition (NPR) (Radio interview). Interviewed by Renee Montagne. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  6. "A History of Windows: 1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0". Microsoft Windows. Microsoft. 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "The Top 100 Songs of 1985 – Billboard Year-End Charts". Bob Borst. 2016. Archived from the original on October 23, 2018. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "The Hot 100 – 1985 Archive". Billboard. 2016. Archived from the original on July 1, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2016.