June 1985 calendar

June 1985

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1985?


  • 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
  • 06 Jun 1985 The grave of "Wolfgang Gerhard" is opened in Embu, Brazil; the exhumed remains are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's "Angel of Death"; Mengele is thought to have drowned while swimming in February 1979.
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1985?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Everything She Wants (Remix)
  2. - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
  3. - Heavenyoutube
  4. - Sussudioyoutube
  5. - Axel F

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - 19
  2. - You'll Never Walk Alone
  3. - Move Closer
  4. - Frankie
  5. - I Feel Love (Medley)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1985?

The Heart Of The Dragon by Alasdair Clayre

The Heart Of The Dragon



The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey

The Courage To Change


The commentator on PBS's LateNight America collects stories of celebrities who have struggled with alcoholism. These stories are supplemented by alcohol experts.

Once Upon A Time by Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon A Time


Gloria Vanderbilt, Once Upon a Time, 1985 BCE. Alfred A. published Hardcover, 301 pages.

Smart Women, Foolish Choices by Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women, Foolish Choices


Smart Women Make Foolish Choices

A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker

A Catskill Eagle


Spenser's girlfriend Susan leaves with Jerry Costigan, Jerry Costigan's son, a dangerous and wealthy criminal. Hawk and Spenser go in search of Susan.