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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1985?
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The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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

Footfall by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

Footfall

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"NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN NIVEN AND POURNELLE.I LOVED IT!"--Tom ClancyThey first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth.

The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey

The Courage To Change

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Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

The Blood Of Abraham by Jimmy Carter

The Blood Of Abraham

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Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East.