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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1985?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1985 Cyclist Joop Zoetemelk becomes world champion
  • 02 Sep 1985 Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • 03 Sep 1985 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I) - Discovery 6-returns to Earth
  • 04 Sep 1985 Igor Paklin of the USSR sets a new high jump world record at 2.41 metres.
  • 06 Sep 1985 Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9, crashes just after takeoff from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31.
  • 07 Sep 1985 99th US Womens Tennis: Hana Mandlikova beats M Navratilova (76 16 76)
  • 08 Sep 1985 105th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (76 63 64)
  • 09 Sep 1985 President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa
  • 11 Sep 1985 Flyby of Comet Giacobini-Zinner
  • 13 Sep 1985 2nd MTV Awards: Bruce Springsteen
  • 14 Sep 1985 Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986
  • 15 Sep 1985 Joanne Carner wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 16 Sep 1985 Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs resigns as chairman of Apple Computer.
  • 17 Sep 1985 Soyuz T-14 carries three cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station.
  • 18 Sep 1985 Song & Dance opens at Royale Theater NYC for 474 performances
  • 19 Sep 1985 Allied Chemical (Allied Corp.) changes its company name to Allied-Signal Incorp.
  • 20 Sep 1985 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players
  • 21 Sep 1985 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 22 Sep 1985 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney and Lacey, Cosby Show and Tyne Daly win
  • 23 Sep 1985 Italian crime reporter Giancarlo Siani is killed by Camorra.
  • 24 Sep 1985 Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees
  • 25 Sep 1985 Palestinian terrorists kill 3 Israeli sailors at Lanaca Cyprus
  • 26 Sep 1985 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Libya
  • 27 Sep 1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast of the USA.
  • 28 Sep 1985 Every Step Of The Way by John Waite peaks at #25
  • 29 Sep 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents, returns to NBC-TV
  • 30 Sep 1985 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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After Hours

After Hours

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Oriana

Oriana

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Fina Torres

Starring: Doris Wells, Daniela Silverio, Rafael Briceño, Mirtha Borges

The Quiet Earth

The Quiet Earth

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1985?
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Jian by Eric Van Lustbader

Jian

By:

HARDBACK

The Grasshopper Trap by Patrick F. McManus

The Grasshopper Trap

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The bestselling author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? is at it again with more of his zany spoofs of The Great Outdoors.

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

Lucky by Jackie Collins

Lucky

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Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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