1985 in film
The following is an overview of events in 1985 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.
The top ten 1985 released...
Big Merino
The Big Merino is a 15.2 metres (50 ft) tall concrete merino ram, located in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. Nicknamed "Rambo" by locals, the Big Merino contains a gift shop on the ground f...
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Wrap Her Up
"Wrap Her Up" is a song on English rock performer Elton John's 1985 album, Ice on Fire. George Michael is featured on the song. The song reached number twenty.George Michael was quoted at the time in ...
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Red Noses
Red Noses is a comedy about the black death by Peter Barnes, first staged at Barbican Theatre in 1985. It depicted a sprightly priest, originally played by Antony Sher, who travelled around the plague...
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Nunsense
Nunsense (1985) is a musical comedy with a book, music, and lyrics by Dan Goggin. Originating as a line of greeting cards, Goggin expanded the concept into a cabaret that ran for 38 weeks, and eventu...
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Slavorum Apostoli
Slavorum Apostoli (Latin for Apostles of the Slavs) is an encyclical written by Pope John Paul II in 1985. In it he talks about two saintly brothers, Saints Cyril and Methodius, and how they preached ...
The Persistence of Memory (short story)
"The Persistence of Memory" is a short story by Gael Baudino concerning Barbara, a pregnant housewife, who begins seeing things she had not noticed before when she starts doing special memory exercise...
Rough Crossing
Rough Crossing is a 1984 comedic play by British playwright Tom Stoppard, "freely adapted from Ferenc Molnár's Play at the Castle". Set on board the SS Italian Castle, it follows world-renowned playwr...