Thursday, May 5, 2011


Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. ~Hoosier Farmer

Some things have changed allot in twenty six years , some for the worst some for the better. I'm still glad I married the love of my life in 1985.

May 1985

1st - William Hoffman's "As Is," premieres in NYC

2nd - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

3rd - Date of $5 million check in "View to a Kill"

4th - 111th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr on Spend A Buck wins 2:00.2


5th - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Moss Creek Women's Golf Invitational

6th - 17th Space Shuttle Mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 lands at Edwards AFB

8th - 20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win

8th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

10th - Challenger transports back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

11th - 40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground, England

11th - Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India

11th - Madonna's "Crazy For You," single goes #1

11th - Pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands

11th - Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cin Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez & Cesar Cedeno

12th - Amy Eilberg is ordained in NY as 1st woman Conservative rabbi

12th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

13th - Carlton Fisk becomes 5th catcher to steal 100 bases

13th - Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA

13th - Phila Police bomb a house held by group "Move," kills 11

15th - Everton wins 25th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam

16th - Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year

16th - Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium

17th - Les Anderson, catches record 97 lb 4 oz Chinook Salmon, off Alaska

18th - "One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3

18th - 111th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4

18th - 1st remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa)

19th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

20th - 1150 Lebanese/Palestinian prisoners exchanged for 3 Israelis

20th - Dow Jones industrial avg closes above 1300 for 1st time

20th - FBI arrests John A Walker Jr, convicted of spying for USSR

20th - Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out

20th - Israel exchanges 1,100+ Arab prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers

20th - Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

20th - US began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti

22nd - Pete Rose 2,108th run passes Hank Aaron as NL run scoring leader

22nd - Real Madrid wins 14th UEFA Cup at Madrid

22nd - US sailor Michael L Walker arrested for spying for USSR

24th - "View to a Kill" premieres in US

24th - -25) cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die

25th - Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)

25th - Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed

26th - Danny Sullivan wins Indy 500 by 24 seconds following a spin

26th - Explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die

26th - Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

27th - Britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

27th - Inaugural bands parade for Pres Reagan

28th - David Jacobsen taken hostage in Beirut Lebanon

28th - Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-G

29th - Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot

29th - Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.

30th - Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 1

31st - 41 tornadoes hit Northeast US, killing 88

31st - Guatemala adopts constitution

31st - New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000

31st - Tornados in Penn, Ohio, NY & Canada kill 88 & injured more than 1,000

31st - 1985 United States-Canadian tornado outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.

31st - Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) became a Schedule I drug in the United States

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