# 1985 Calendar

January
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February
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12
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March
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12
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April
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78910111213
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May
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12131415161718
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262728293031
June
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2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
July
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123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
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August
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September
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891011121314
15161718192021
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October
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6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
November
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10111213141516
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December
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293031

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## 1985 Historical Event(s)

January 10, 1985 – Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
February 19, 1985 – Artificial heart recipient William J. Schroeder becomes the first such patient to leave hospital.
February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
March 3, 1985 – A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck the Valparaíso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
April 23, 1985 – Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than 3 months.
May 29, 1985 – Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.
July 20, 1985 – The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.
August 27, 1985 – The Nigerian government is peacefully overthrown by Army Chief of Staff Major General Ibrahim Babangida.
September 19, 1985 – Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.
November 15, 1985 – The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.

## Who Were Born On 1985?

January 1, 1985 – Jeff Carter, Canadian ice hockey player
May 3, 1985 – Meagan Tandy, American actress
May 5, 1985 – Shoko Nakagawa, Japanese actress, illustrator and singer
May 9, 1985 – Jake Long, American football player
June 24, 1985 – Yukina Shirakawa, Japanese gravure idol
September 10, 1985 – Laurent Koscielny, French footballer
September 16, 1985 – Madeline Zima, American actress
September 26, 1985 – Talulah Riley, English actress
November 11, 1985 – Robin Uthappa, Indian cricketer
December 12, 1985 – David Veikune, American football player