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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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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1985?
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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

A Maggot by John Fowles

A Maggot

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In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway

The Dangerous Summer

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The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride

The Amateurs by David Halberstam

The Amateurs

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"Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport." *Walter Clemons Newsweek"A PENETRATING, FASCINATING AND REMARKABLY SUSPENSEFUL NARRATIVE."

Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground

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Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.