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1985
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Barry Mcguigan
Boxer
1985
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Manchester United
Manchester United 1 Everton 0 (aet)
1985
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Bernard Hinault
France 5 tour de France, also finished 2nd twice.
1985 - 1991
   secretary of the communist party was   
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
1985
   Formula One World Constructors' Champion was   
McLaren
1985
   World Snooker Championship winner was   
Dennis Taylor
1985
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Boris Becker
1985
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Martina Navratilova
1985
   winner of the Australian Rugby League Premiership was   
Canterbury Bulldogs
1985
   winner of the Australian Rules Premiership was   
Essendon Bombers
1985
   Palme d'Or winner was   
When Father Was Away on Business (Otac Na Službenom Putu)
Directed by Emir Kusturica
1985
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Ivan Lendl
d. John McEnroe 7-6 6-3 6-4
1985
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Hana Mandliková
1985
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Stefan Edberg
1985
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Martina Navrátilová
1985
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Mats Wilander
1985
   the winner was   
Bo Jackson
RB from Auburn
1985
   was the year   
Live Aid Was Staged
Status Quo, first band to play.
1985
   was the year   
Elmo Made His First Appearance in Sesame Street
1985
   champions were   
Villanova
1985
   the winner was   
Out Of Africa
Directed by Sydney Pollack for Universal
1985
   the winner was   
Spend A Buck
Angel Cordero, Jr.
1985
   the winner was   
Sandy Lyle
At Royal St. George's
1985
   the winners were   
Wasps I
1985
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Juventus
Italy
1985
   the winner was   
Broken Rainbow
An in-depth look at the forced relocation of 10,000 Navajo Indians from Hopi Land for a coal mine in 1974.
Hounds of Love
   features the track   
The Big Sky-=- 1985
1985
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Dunlop
Honda -1000cc first Senior win for Joey Dunlop who won more races than anyone at the TT
1985
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Dunlop
Honda-250 cc
1985
   the winner was   
Chris Evert-Lloyd
Defeated Martina Navratilova 6-3, 6-7(4), 7-5
Boris Becker First Won Wimbledon in 1985 at the Age of 17
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True
Defeating Kevin Curren (South Africa). Becker was the youngest winner of the men's singles title.
1985
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
What A Nuisance
Jockey - Pat Hyland, Trainer - John Meagher, Owner - Mr & Mrs L. J. Williams, Time - 3.23.00
1985
   was the year   
Gorbachev Announced Glasnost and Perestroika
1985
   was the year   
The Wreck of the Titanic Was Located
Team of French and American researchers; off Newfoundland
1985
      
Sulphur Emissions Reduction Protocol
Provides for a 30% reduction in sulphur emissions and their transboundary fluxes by 1993; comes into effect in 1987.
John Bridgeman
   created the sculpture   
Seated Girl by a Pool, 1985
Anish Kapoor
   created the sculpture   
1000 Names, 1985
1985
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Tank's Prospect
Pat Day on board -- Trainer D. Wayne Lukas -- Eugene V. Klein -- 1:53.40
Anthony Burgess
   wrote   
1985
Inspired by, and was intended as a tribute to, George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
1985
   was won by   
Great Taste Coffee Masters
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Filipino Conference
1985
   was won by   
Rhyme 'n Reason
Juliet Reed
1985
   the winner was the   
Edmonton Oilers
1985
   was won by   
Los Angeles Lakers
Defeated the Boston Celtics
1985
   was won by   
Larry Bird
January 20, 1985
   the oath was recited by   
Ronald W. Reagan
Privately in North Entrance Hall, White House by Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
January 21, 1985
   the oath was recited by   
Ronald W. Reagan
Publicly in Rotunda, U.S. Capitol by Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1985
   player of the year was   
Neville Southall
Everton
1985
   Young Player of the year was   
Mark Hughes
Manchester United
1985
   was the year   
Gorbachev Announced Glasnost and Perestroika
1985
   was the year   
Live Aid Was Staged
Status Quo, first band to play.






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