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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Jan 20, 1985

    Ronald Reagan

    Second Term as a President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Jan 20, 1985

    Reagan was sworn in as president for the second time on January 20, 1985, in a private ceremony at the White House.




  • U.S.A
    Monday Feb 11, 1985

    Nuclear Power

    The overall failure of the U.S. nuclear power program

    U.S.A
    Monday Feb 11, 1985

    Over 120 reactor proposals in the United States were ultimately cancelled and the construction of new reactors ground to a halt. A cover story in the February 11, 1985, issue of Forbes magazine commented on the overall failure of the U.S. nuclear power program, saying it "ranks as the largest managerial disaster in business history".




  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 1985

    James Bond

    A View to a Kill premiere

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 1985

    A View to a Kill is a 1985 spy film and the fourteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and both the seventh and the last to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.




  • Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 30, 1985

    Michael Phelps

    Birth

    Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 30, 1985

    Phelps was born in Baltimore, Maryland.




  • Bethesda, Maryland, U.S
    Saturday Jul 13, 1985

    Ronald Reagan

    Colon Surgery

    Bethesda, Maryland, U.S
    Saturday Jul 13, 1985

    On July 13, 1985, Reagan underwent surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital to remove cancerous polyps from his colon.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 17, 1985

    Apple Inc.

    Jobs leaves Apple

    U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 17, 1985

    On September 17, 1985, Jobs submitted a letter of resignation to the Apple Board. Five additional senior Apple employees also resigned and joined Jobs in his new venture, NeXT.




  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1985

    Microsoft

    Microsoft Windows

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1985

    Microsoft released Microsoft Windows, a graphical extension for MS-DOS, on November 20.


  • Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1985

    Bill Gates

    First retail version of Microsoft Windows

    Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1985

    Microsoft launched its first retail version of Microsoft Windows on November 20, 1985.


  • Federal Way, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 4, 1985

    Cinnabon

    Opening The First Cinnabon

    Federal Way, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 4, 1985

    The first Cinnabon opened on December 4, 1985, Federal Way, Washington at SeaTac Mall, now called The Commons at Federal Way. Cinnabon was an offshoot of the Seattle Based Restaurants Unlimited restaurant chain majority owned by Rich Komen with minority partner and CEO Ray Lindstrom at the helm.


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