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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1985.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1985: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1985?


Events

  • 02 Apr 1985 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 03 Apr 1985 French government adopts equal electoral system.
  • 04 Apr 1985 Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal.
  • 06 Apr 1985 Atlantis (OV-104) rollout at Palmdale
  • 07 Apr 1985 New Jersey Generals' Hershel Walker runs for USFL record 233 yards.
  • 08 Apr 1985 Leader of the Pack opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • 10 Apr 1985 Caps 4-Isles 3 (OT) - Patrick Division Semifinals - Caps hold 1-0 lead
  • 11 Apr 1985 Caps 2-Isles 1 (OT) - Patrick Division Semifinals - Caps hold 2-0 lead
  • 12 Apr 1985 16th Shuttle Mission (51D) - Discovery 4 launched with Senator Jake Garn
  • 13 Apr 1985 TASS denounced US boycott of Moscow Olympics
  • 14 Apr 1985 Take Me Along! opens / closes at Martin Beck Theater, New York City
  • 15 Apr 1985 Challenger moves to launch pad for 51-B missing
  • 16 Apr 1985 Grind opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • 18 Apr 1985 Flyers 3-Isles 0 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 1-0 lead
  • 19 Apr 1985 16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D) - Discovery 4 returns to Earth
  • 20 Apr 1985 Karyn Marshall of New York City, New York lifts 303 pounds in a clean-and-jerk lift.
  • 21 Apr 1985 Flyers 5-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 2-0 lead
  • 23 Apr 1985 Flyers 5-Isles 3 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 3-0 lead
  • 24 Apr 1985 Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for Yin
  • 25 Apr 1985 Flyers 2-Isles 6 - Patrick Division Finals - Flyers hold 3-1 lead
  • 28 Apr 1985 Billy Martin named New York Yankees' manager for fourth time.
  • 29 Apr 1985 17th space shuttle mission (51-B) - Challenger 7 launched
  • 30 Apr 1985 Last edition of Brink Daily Mail / Sunday Express in South Africa

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Movies

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The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Arjun

Arjun

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Kiran, Anupam Kher

Aar Paar

Aar Paar

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1985?
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Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

The Living Planet by David Attenborough

The Living Planet

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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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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

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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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

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

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The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.