July 5, 2022

1985 (1985) is a normal year starting on Tuesday according to the Gregorian calendar. 1985. This section describes 1985 from an international perspective.

Other calendars

Zodiac: Yin Wood Ox Japan (dates match) 1985 2645 imperial year Republic of Korea (dates match) Republic of Korea 67 years Dangun 4318 Republic of China (dates match) Republic of China 74 years Democratic People's Republic of Korea (dates match) 74 years of subject Buddhist calendar: 2527-2528 Islamic calendar: April 8, 1405-April 18, 1406 Jewish calendar: April 8, 5745-April 19, 5746 Unix Time: 473385600 --504921599 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 46066 --46430 Lilian Date (LD): 146907 --147271



International Youth Year


January 20-Ronald Reagan begins his second term as President of the United States.


February 6-Steve Wozniak leaves Apple Computer. February 16-China Airlines flight 006 plunge accident. 52 passengers and passengers were injured. February 16-Israeli troops begin withdrawal from Lebanon. February 20-Minolta releases the world's first AF single-lens reflex camera "α-7000".


March 3-Nanae Sasaki (S & B Foods) won the tournament for the first time at the 2nd Nagoya International Women's Marathon. March 4-US Food and Drug Administration approves HIV test for donated blood. March 10-Soviet Communist Party General Secretary Chernenko dies. March 11-Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. March 11-Harrods, a department store in London, England, is acquired by Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Faid. March 15-The first domain name "symbolics.com" is registered in DNS March 17-International Science and Technology Expo (Tsukuba '85) held (~ September 16) March 19-Turkish Airlines rescues all Japanese people in preference to their own people while air raid warnings are ringing during the Iran-Iraq War.


April 1-Keikyu 1500 series debuts. April 15-South Africa abolishes legislation prohibiting interethnic marriage. April 19-Soviet Union conducts nuclear test in East Kazakhstan. April 23-Coca-Cola launches "New Coke" with a new taste and logo (see also New Coke).


May 2-The 11th Summit will be held. May 11-Bradford Soccer Field Fire. A fire broke out during a match at a soccer field in Bradford, England, killing 56 people. May 25-Cyclone damage in Bangladesh kills about 10,000 people. May 29-Heysel's tragedy. A riot broke out at Hazel Stadium (Brussels, Belgium), the venue for the UEFA Champions Cup final, killing 39 spectators. As a result, England, the home country of football, disappears from the international stage. May 29-A total of 41 tornadoes attack Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, Canada, killing 76 people. Date unknown-Alexey Pajitnov of the Moscow Academy of Sciences develops Tetris.


June 18-Toyoda Shoji Chairman stabbed case. Kazuo Nagano, Chairman of Toyoda Shoji, is killed in his apartment in Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture. June 23-Indian Airlines flight 182 bombing incident. All 329 passengers and crew died.


July-August-Poisoned wine turmoil July 3-The movie "Back to the Future" is released in theaters in the United States. July 9-Malaysian car maker Proton launches "Saga" (produced for 23 years until 2008). July 10-French Directorate General for External Security, Port of Auckland, New Zealand