1985

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
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1985 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1985
MCMLXXXV
Ab urbe condita2738
Armenian calendar1434
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԴ
Assyrian calendar6735
Bahá'í calendar141–142
Balinese saka calendar1906–1907
Bengali calendar1392
Berber calendar2935
British Regnal year33 Eliz. 2 – 34 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2529
Burmese calendar1347
Byzantine calendar7493–7494
Chinese calendar甲子(Wood Rat)
4681 or 4621
    — to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
4682 or 4622
Coptic calendar1701–1702
Discordian calendar3151
Ethiopian calendar1977–1978
Hebrew calendar5745–5746
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2041–2042
 - Shaka Samvat1906–1907
 - Kali Yuga5085–5086
Holocene calendar11985
Igbo calendar985–986
Iranian calendar1363–1364
Islamic calendar1405–1406
Japanese calendarShōwa 60
(昭和60年)
Javanese calendar1917–1918
Juche calendar74
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4318
Minguo calendarROC 74
民國74年
Nanakshahi calendar517
Thai solar calendar2528
Tibetan calendar阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
2111 or 1730 or 958
    — to —
阴木牛年
(female Wood-Ox)
2112 or 1731 or 959
Unix time473385600 – 504921599

1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, 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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UNKNOWN DATE: The GNU Manifesto, written by Richard Stallman, is first published.

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

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Works of fiction taking place in 1985[edit]

Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1985
  2. ^ Kifner, John (1985-02-15). "U.S. TV Reporter Free In Lebanon". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-15.
  3. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 978-0-14-102715-9.
  4. ^ Farman, J.C.; Gardiner, B.G.; Shanklin, J.D. (1985). "Large losses of total ozone in Antarctica reveal seasonal ClOx/NOx interaction" (PDF). Nature. 315 (6016): 207–10. Bibcode:1985Natur.315..207F. doi:10.1038/315207a0.
  5. ^ 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 (4): 603–19. doi:10.1111/j.1533-8525.1994.tb00419.x. JSTOR 4121521.
  6. ^ "AROUND THE NATION – 3 Killed and One Hurt In Kentucky Coal Mine". United Press International. August 16, 1985. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  7. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2506&dat=19850828&id=PZJJAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PgwNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3431,9212508
  8. ^ Alfred, Randy (2008-02-09). "Sept. 2, 1985: Hey, Everyone, We Found the Titanic". Wired. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
  9. ^ Ballard, Robert D. (December 1985). "How We Found the Titanic". National Geographic. 168 (6): 696–718.
  10. ^ Spector, G (September 24, 1985). "Apple's Jobs Starts New Firm, Targets Education Market". PC Week. p. 109.
  11. ^ "Redirect".
  12. ^ "Redirect". ato.gov.au. Archived from the original on January 14, 2012.
  13. ^ Gaines, Larry; Miller, LeRoy (2006). Criminal Justice In Action: The Core. Thomson/Wadsworth. ISBN 978-0-495-00305-2.