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EVENTS IN HISTORY 1985

JAN 20 – US President Ronald Reagan is sworn in for his 2nd term
JAN 28 – USA for Africa records the charity single We Are The World in Hollywood, California
FEB 14 – A 21 year old Whitney Huston release her debut album
MAR 06 – Mike Tyson makes his professional boxing debut winning by a first round knock out
MAR 25Amadeus wins Best Picture at the 57th Annual Academy Awards
MAR 31WRESTLEMANIA debuts at New York’s world famous Madison Square Garden. The main event features Hulk Hogan and Mr. T facing off against Rowdy Roddy Piper and Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff with Cowboy Bob Orton, Jr. in their corner
APR 01 – Villanova defeats Georgetown to win the first 64 seed NCAA Tournament in Lexington, Kentucky
APR 23NEW COKE is released eventually becoming one of the biggest marketing blunders in history
MAY 15 – John Hauser is injured by an explosive device sent by the UNIBOMBER at UC Berkley
MAY 31 – Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario Canada are hit by forty-one tornadoes killing 76 people
JUN 09 – The Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Boston Celtics to win the NBA Championship
JUN 14 – A Hezbollah fringe group hijackes TWA Flight 847 in route from Athens to Rome with 153 passengers on-board
JUN 27 – US Route 66 is officially decommissioned
JUL 03 – The highest grossing film of 1985, Back To The Future, opens in US Theaters
JUL 13LIVE AID rasies over £50,000,000 for famine relief in Ethiopia from concerts held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and London England
JUL 19 – Christa McAuliffe is annouonced as the first teacher to ride about a Space Shuttle by US Vice President George W. Bush
JUL 24 – The Amiga Personal Computer is launched by Commodore
AUG 04 – Rod Carew becomes the 16th player to achieve 3,00o hits in a career
AUG 31The Night Stalker Richard Ramirez is captured in Los Angeles, California
OCT 07 – Palestinian terrorists hijack the cruise ship Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean Sea. American Leon Kinghoffer is killed during the event
NOV 18Calvin and Hobbes first appears in 35 US newspapers
NOV 20 – Windows 1.0 is released by MicroSoft
DEC 01 – Ford introduces the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable to the US market
DEC 16 – PJohn Gotti becomes head of the New York Mafia after the murder of Paul Castillano in front of a New York City steak house
DEC 27 – Dian Fossey is found murdered in Rwanda

SOURCE: Wikipedia

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BILLBOARD TOP 100 OF 1985

1 Careless Whisper Wham!
2 Like A Virgin Madonna
3 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham!
4 I Want To Know What Love Is Foreigner
5 I Feel For You Chaka Khan
6 Out Of Touch Daryl Hall and John Oates
7 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears
8 Money For Nothing Dire Straits
9 Crazy For You Madonna
10 Take On Me a-ha
11 Everytime You Go Away Paul Young
12 Easy Lover Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
13 Can’t Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon
14 We Built This City Starship
15 The Power Of Love Huey Lewis and The News
16 Don’t You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds
17 Cherish Kool and The Gang
18 St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) John Parr
19 The Heat Is On Glenn Frey
20 We Are The World U.S.A. For Africa
21 Shout Tears For Fears
22 Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder
23 Saving All My Love For You Whitney Houston
24 Heaven Bryan Adams
25 Everything She Wants Wham!
26 Cool It Now New Edition
27 Miami Vice Theme Jan Hammer
28 Loverboy Billy Ocean
29 Lover Girl Teena Marie
30 You Belong To The City Glenn Frey
31 Oh Sheila Ready For The World
32 Rhythm Of The Night Debarge
33 One More Night Phil Collins
34 Sea Of Love Honeydrippers
35 A View To A Kill Duran Duran
36 The Wild Boys Duran Duran
37 You’re The Inspiration Chicago
38 Neutron Dance Pointer Sisters
39 We Belong Pat Benatar
40 Nightshift Commodores
41 Things Can Only Get Better Howard Jones
42 All I Need Jack Wagner
43 Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin
44 Never Surrender Corey Hart
45 Sussudio Phil Collins
46 Strut Sheena Easton
47 You Give Good Love Whitney Houston
48 The Search Is Over Survivor
49 Missing You Diana Ross
50 Separate Lives Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin
51 Raspberry Beret Prince and The Revolution
52 Suddenly Billy Ocean
53 The Boys Of Summer Don Henley
54 One Night In Bangkok Murray Head
55 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting
56 Obsession Animotion
57 We Don’t Need Another Hero Tina Turner
58 Material Girl Madonna
59 Better Be Good To Me Tina Turner
60 Head Over Heels Tears For Fears
61 Axel F Harold Faltermeyer
62 Smooth Operator Sade
63 In My House Mary Jane Girls
64 Don’t Lose My Number Phil Collins
65 All Through The Night Cyndi Lauper
66 Run To You Bryan Adams
67 Glory Days Bruce Springsteen
68 Voices Carry Til Tuesday
69 Misled Kool and The Gang
70 Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics
71 Be Near Me ABC
72 No More Lonely Nights Paul McCartney
73 I Can’t Hold Back Survivor
74 Summer Of ’69 Bryan Adams
75 Walking On Sunshine Katrina and The Waves
76 Freedom Wham!
77 Too Late For Goodbyes Julian Lennon
78 Valotte Julian Lennon
79 Some Like It Hot Power Station
80 Solid Ashford and Simpson
81 Angel Madonna
82 I’m On Fire Bruce Springsteen
83 Method Of Modern Love Daryl Hall and John Oates
84 Lay Your Hands On Me Thompson Twins
85 Who’s Holding Donna Now Debarge
86 Lonely Ol’ Night John Cougar Mellencamp
87 What About Love Heart
88 California Girls David Lee Roth
89 Fresh Kool and The Gang
90 Do What You Do Jermaine Jackson
91 Jungle Love Time
92 Born In The USA Bruce Springsteen
93 Private Dancer Tina Turner
94 Who’s Zoomin’ Who Aretha Franklin
95 Fortress Around Your Heart Sting
96 Penny Lover Lionel Richie
97 All She Wants To Do Is Dance Don Henley
98 Dress You Up Madonna
99 Sentimental Street Night Ranger
100 Sugar Walls Sheena Easton
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