1985

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This article is about the year 1985. For other uses, see 1985 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1982 1983 198419851986 1987 1988
1985 by topic:
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1985 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1985
MCMLXXXV
Ab urbe condita 2738
Armenian calendar 1434
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Assyrian calendar 6735
Bahá'í calendar 141–142
Bengali calendar 1392
Berber calendar 2935
British Regnal year 33 Eliz. 2 – 34 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2529
Burmese calendar 1347
Byzantine calendar 7493–7494
Chinese calendar 甲子(Wood Rat)
4681 or 4621
    — to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
4682 or 4622
Coptic calendar 1701–1702
Discordian calendar 3151
Ethiopian calendar 1977–1978
Hebrew calendar 5745–5746
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2041–2042
 - Shaka Samvat 1907–1908
 - Kali Yuga 5086–5087
Holocene calendar 11985
Igbo calendar 985–986
Iranian calendar 1363–1364
Islamic calendar 1405–1406
Japanese calendar Shōwa 60
(昭和60年)
Juche calendar 74
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4318
Minguo calendar ROC 74
民國74年
Thai solar calendar 2528
Unix time 473385600–504921599

1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter F), the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade. The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.

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Live Aid at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia

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World population
1985 1980 1990
Globe.svg World 4,830,979,000 4,434,682,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 396,297,000 5,263,593,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 432,614,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg Africa 541,814,000 469,618,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 72,196,000 622,443,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 80,629,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg Asia 2,887,552,000 2,632,335,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 255,217,000 3,167,807,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 280,255,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 706,009,000 692,431,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,578,000 721,582,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 15,573,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin America 401,469,000 361,401,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 40,068,000 441,525,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 40,056,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png Northern America 269,456,000 256,068,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 13,388,000 283,549,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 14,093,000
Oceania (World-Factbook).jpg Oceania 24,678,000 22,828,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,850,000 26,687,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 2,009,000

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Wayne Rooney

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kifner, John (1985-02-15). "U.S. TV Reporter Free In Lebanon". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ Farman, J. C.; Gardiner, B. G.; Shanklin, J. D. (1985). "Large losses of total ozone in Antarctica reveal seasonal ClOx/NOx interaction". Nature 315 (6016): 207–10. Bibcode:1985Natur.315..207F. doi:10.1038/315207a0. 
  4. ^ Zehr, Stephen C. (1994). "Accounting for the Ozone Hole: Scientific Representations of an Anomaly and Prior Incorrect Claims in Public Settings". The Sociological Quarterly 35: 603–19. doi:10.1111/j.1533-8525.1994.tb00419.x. JSTOR 4121521. 
  5. ^ "AROUND THE NATION - 3 Killed and One Hurt In Kentucky Coal Mine". United Press International. August 16, 1985. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2506&dat=19850828&id=PZJJAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PgwNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3431,9212508
  7. ^ Alfred, Randy (2008-02-09). "Sept. 2, 1985: Hey, Everyone, We Found the Titanic". Wired. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  8. ^ Ballard, Robert D. (December 1985). "How We Found the Titanic". National Geographic 168 (6): 696–718. 
  9. ^ Spector, G (September 24, 1985). "Apple's Jobs Starts New Firm, Targets Education Market". PC Week. p. 109. 
  10. ^ http://www.ato.gov.au/content/00208572.htm
  11. ^ http://www.ato.gov.au/businesses/content.aspx?doc=/content/64155.htm
  12. ^ Gaines, Larry; Miller, LeRoy (2006). Criminal Justice In Action: The Core. Thomson/Wadsworth. ISBN 0-495-00305-0.