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Can you name the following major events that occurred in 1985?
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Who Died When I Was President?
Sworn in as president of the United States of America
This 'golden' team wins the Super Bowl by defeating the Miami Dolphins in a rout, 38-16
Year's number one hit single, written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, is recorded
CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is freed from captivity in this country
William Schroeder becomes the first patient to leave the hospital with an artificial ________.
Future heavyweight champion makes professional boxing debut in Albany, New York, winning via first round knockout.
This man becomes general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
The World's Fair event Expo '85 opens in this country and is held until September 16
WWF event, nicknamed 'The Granddaddy of Them All' debuts at New York City's Madison Square Garden; Muhammad Ali makes an appearance as a guest referee
Defeated Georgetown 66-64 to win the NCAA basketball national championship
Tropical cyclone kills approximately 10,000 people in this country
Historic highway, immortalized by a Bobby Troup written song is decommissioned
Great Scott! First film in its successful franchise opens in the US and becomes the highest grossing film of the year.
Pop concerts held in Philadelphia and London to raise money for Ethiopian famine relief.
Minnesota Twin becomes the 16th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits.
Serial killer, apprehended in Los Angeles
Michael Jackson purchases the publishing rights to most of the Beatles' music, much to the chagrin of this former collaborator and bidding opponent
After 21 years, this Rod Serling created, science fiction trailblazing television show is revived
Director hailed as a 'genius' in his younger years before falling to harsh criticisms dies at 80. One-time spouse of Rita Hayworth
Video game console released by Nintendo in the United States
Comic strip about a young boy and his stuffed tiger debuts in 35 newspapers
First version of this operating system is released
This former Harvard professor turned serial killing eco-activist claims his first fatality
Becomes head of Gambino crime family after Paul Castellano is gunned down in New York City
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