1985 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s|
|Years:||1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988|
|Prime Minister||Jacques Santer|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Jacques Poos|
|President of the Chamber of Deputies||Léon Bollendorff|
|President of the Council of State||François Goerens|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Lydie Polfer|
January – March
- 4 January – Luxembourger Gaston Thorn's term as President of the European Commission comes to an end.
- 1 March – SES is established as Europe's first commercial satellite operator.
April – June
- 5 April – A fire erupts at Notre-Dame Cathedral, in Luxembourg City, destroying the belfry and damaging the roof of the nave.
- 24 April – Representing Luxembourg, Ireen Sheer, Margo, Franck Olivier, Chris & Malcolm Roberts, and Diane Solomon finish thirteenth in the Eurovision Song Contest 1985 with the song Children, Kinder, Enfants.
- 15 May – Pope John Paul II arrives in Luxembourg for a two-day visit.
- 1 June – Paul Philipp is appointed head coach of the Luxembourg national football team.
- 14 June – The Schengen Agreement is signed at Schengen, in south-eastern Luxembourg, with the intention of removing border controls between signatory states.
July – September
- 1 July - Luxembourg assumes the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the following six months.
October – December
- 17 October – Reconstruction work is completed on Notre-Dame Cathedral, after fire damaged the cathedral on 5 April.
- 16 June – Andy Schleck, cyclist
- 4 July – Cyrille Horper, cinematographer
- 23 July – Philippe Schwartz, musician
- 24 April – François Neuens, cyclist
- 9 July – Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
- 8 November – Nicolas Frantz, cyclist
- Thewes (2006), p. 191
- Thewes (2006), p. 208
- Thewes (2006), p. 206
- (French) Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.