1985


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1985
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the CPSU .
The Live Aid concert in Philadelphia
On July 13th, the Live Aid benefit concert took place in London and Philadelphia .
The Achille Lauro
The Achille Lauro is kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists .
1985 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2738
Armenian calendar 1433-1434
Ethiopian calendar 1977-1988
Badi calendar 141-142
Bengali calendar 1391-1392
Berber calendar 2935
Buddhist calendar 2529
Burmese calendar 1347
Byzantine calendar 7493-7494
Chinese calendar
 - era 4681-4682 or
4621-4622
 - 60 year cycle

Wood rat (甲子, 1) -
Wood beef (乙丑, 2)

French
revolutionary calendar
CXCIII - CXCIV
193-194
Hebrew calendar 5745-5746
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2041-2042
 - Shaka Samvat 1907-1908
Iranian calendar 1363-1364
Islamic calendar 1405-1406
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Shōwa 60
 - Kōki 2645
Coptic calendar 1701-1702
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4318
 - Juche era 74
Minguo calendar 74
Modern Olympics XXIII
Seleucid calendar 2296-2297
Thai solar calendar 2528

Annual dedications

Events

Politics and world events

economy

science and technology

Occupation of Soyuz 37

Culture and society

Painting Danae

religion

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see under the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Born

January

Lewis Hamilton
Aura Dione
Doutzen Kroes

February

Cristiano Ronaldo
Julia Volkova

March

Stromae
Eva Amurri
Keira Knightley

April

Leona Lewis
Tim bendzko

May

Lily Allen
Odette Yustman
Oliver Sin

June

Lukas Podolski
Nico Rosberg
Michael Phelps

July

Ashley Tisdale
Mario Gomez

August

Anna Kendrick
Ashlynn Brooke

September

Kayden Kross
Jessica Lucas

October

Bruno Mars
Michelle Trachtenberg

November

Allyson Felix
Kaley Cuoco

December

Amanda Seyfried

Day unknown

Died

January

February

March

Marc Chagall , 1941

April

Enver Hoxha , (1971)

May

June

July

Heinrich Böll († July 16)

August

September

John Franklin Enders

October

November

December

Day unknown

Nobel Prizes

music

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