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1985 Historical Event(s)
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 11, 1985 – Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
- March 20, 1985 – Libby Riddles becomes the first woman to win the 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
- May 20, 1985 – Radio Martí, part of the Voice of America service, begins broadcasting to Cuba.
- June 14, 1985 – TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.
- July 10, 1985 – Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.
- July 15, 1985 – The Nintendo Entertainment System, the best-selling game console of its time, is released in Japan.
- August 23, 1985 – Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.
- September 1, 1985 – A joint American–French expedition locates the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
- September 14, 1985 – Penang Bridge, the longest bridge in Malaysia, connecting the island of Penang to the mainland, opens to traffic.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- January 12, 1985 – Gerard Lawson, American football player
- May 17, 1985 – Derek Hough, American dancer and singer
- June 1, 1985 – Mário Hipólito, Angolan footballer
- July 25, 1985 – Gaël Clichy, French footballer
- July 26, 1985 – Audrey De Montigny, Canadian singer
- August 10, 1985 – Enrico Cortese, Italian footballer
- November 7, 1985 – Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
- November 20, 1985 – Dan Byrd, American actor
- December 11, 1985 – Shelby Holliday, Television personality
- December 21, 1985 – James Stewart Jr., American motorcycle racer