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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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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

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 populationEdit

World population
1985 1980 1990
  World 4,830,979,000 4,434,682,000 396,297,000   5,263,593,000 432,614,000  
  Africa 541,814,000 469,618,000 72,196,000   622,443,000 80,629,000  
  Asia 2,887,552,000 2,632,335,000 255,217,000   3,167,807,000 280,255,000  
  Europe 706,009,000 692,431,000 13,578,000   721,582,000 15,573,000  
  South America 401,469,000 361,401,000 40,068,000   441,525,000 40,056,000  
  North America 269,456,000 256,068,000 13,388,000   283,549,000 14,093,000  
  Oceania 24,678,000 22,828,000 1,850,000   26,687,000 2,009,000  

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  • August 2Davey Boy Smith Jr., Canadian professional wrestler<ref">"THE "BRITISH BULLDOG" DAVEY BOY SMITH JR". Archived from the original on January 7, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2017.</ref>
  • August 3Sonny Bill Williams, New Zealand Rugby League player[97]
  • August 4Crystal Bowersox, American singer-songwriter
  • August 5Salomon Kalou, Ivorian footballer
  • August 8Toby Flood, English rugby union player
  • August 9
  • August 10Jared Nathan, American actor (d. 2006)
  • August 11
  • August 12África Zavala, Mexican actress
  • August 14Shea Weber, Canadian ice hockey player[98]
  • August 15
  • August 16
  • August 21
  • August 23Juss Haasma, Estonian actor
  • August 25Andien, Indonesian jazz singer
  • August 27Kayla Ewell, American actress
  • August 28Ashlyne Huff, American singer-songwriter and dancer
  • August 30
  • August 31Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.

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Deaths
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