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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1985: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1985?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1985 Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP
  • 02 Jun 1985 31st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez
  • 03 Jun 1985 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
  • 04 Jun 1985 STS 51-G vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 06 Jun 1985 55th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Navratilova (63 67 75)
  • 08 Jun 1985 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27
  • 09 Jun 1985 39th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
  • 10 Jun 1985 19th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers, B Mandrell
  • 11 Jun 1985 Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
  • 13 Jun 1985 In Auburn, Washington, police defuse a Unabomber bomb sent to Boeing.
  • 14 Jun 1985 Michael Nesmith In Television Parts premieres on NBC-TV
  • 15 Jun 1985 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 16 Jun 1985 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills Country Club - Michigan
  • 17 Jun 1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 launched
  • 18 Jun 1985 Boston Red Sox Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs
  • 19 Jun 1985 Reggie Jackson hits his 513th home run to move into 10th place.
  • 21 Jun 1985 American, Brazilian and West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele
  • 22 Jun 1985 Grind closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • 23 Jun 1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 24 Jun 1985 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 - returns to Earth. Payload Specialist Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud completes being the first Arab and first Muslim in space.
  • 25 Jun 1985 Fireworks factory near Hallett, Oklahoma explodes (21 die).
  • 26 Jun 1985 Walt Disney World Resort Monorail Gold catches fire on the EPCOT beam around 9:00pm due to friction from a flat tire.
  • 27 Jun 1985 1st hotel strike in New York
  • 28 Jun 1985 Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Texas
  • 29 Jun 1985 STS 51-F vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 30 Jun 1985 King & I closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances

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Movies

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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Come and See

Come and See

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Release year: 1985

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy

Country: United States of America

Silverado

Silverado

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Restless Natives

Restless Natives

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Vincent Friell, Ned Beatty, Joe Mullaney, Teri Lally

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1985?
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Family Album by Danielle Steel

Family Album

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Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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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

A Creed For The Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough

A Creed For The Third Millennium

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Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

Thinner by Richard Bachman

Thinner

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Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.