Explore what happened in1985

1985

1985 was a year of significant developments in technology, entertainment, and politics. Technology took some steps forward to lay the foundation for some things that are with us today. For instance, the Domain Name System for the Internet is created. This was a huge step forward, as the Internet would become popularized only about a decade after this point.

1985

Later in the year, Microsoft released “Windows 1.0” (in November of 1985). Steve Jobs also resigned from Apple in September of 1985, but would return to the company in 1997 after helping get Pixar off the ground from Lucasfilm’s computer graphics division. Jobs would remain CEO of Apple until 2011.

This is also a year that was very important for today’s gamers. In September of 1985, Nintendo released Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The following month, Nintendo released the NES for the US market. Once this release was made, it created a new hobby for an entire generation.

In the entertainment field, Madonna launched her first concert tour, dubbed “The Virgin Tour” in New York City. The immensely popular film Back to the Future made its premier in July, launching a franchise starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. In November of 1985, the famous comic strip Calvin and Hobbes made its debut.

In a notable side development in archaeology, the wreckage of the infamous British passenger liner RMS Titanic was found after sinking in the North Atlantic in 1912.

There was also a major political development revolving around the Cold War. In March of 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became the head of the Soviet Union. This is significant because Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Union. He acted in his capacity as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union until the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.

Have a look at how Virginia, United States of America was like in 1985

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this year ?

Cannibal Holocaust

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen

Country: United States

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Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States

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Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress

Country: United States

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Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse

Country: United States

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in 1985 ?

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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Popular names

Which were the top popular names given to babies born in 1985 in the USA ?

Top #10 male names
  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Matthew
  4. Joshua
  5. Daniel
  6. David
  7. James
  8. Robert
  9. John
  10. Joseph
Top #10 female names
  1. Jessica
  2. Ashley
  3. Jennifer
  4. Amanda
  5. Sarah
  6. Stephanie
  7. Nicole
  8. Heather
  9. Elizabeth
  10. Megan

What happened in each day of 1985

Click on the dates below to find out what the world looked like in each day of 1985

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