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World EventsEdit

  • The wreckage of the Titanic is located in the North Atlantic by a joint American-French expedition
  • Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative & the original formula is back on the market in less than 3 months.
  • Microsoft releases the first version of their Windows operating system.
  • The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour.
  • Scientists of the British Antarctic Survey announce discovery of the ozone hole.

Events In RockEdit

  • The Live Aid concert takes place in Wembley Stadium, UK, Philadelphia, USA and smaller venues across the world.
  • David Lee Roth leaves Van Halen to begin a solo career.
  • Guns N’ Roses formed in Los Angeles, California.
  • Radiohead are formed in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Major Rock ReleasesEdit

List Of FRS DatesEdit

  • 19 April 1985: presented by Lemmy
  • 21 June 1985: live from Knebworth Park
  • 06 September 1985: presented by Pete Drummond
  • 04 October 1985: no FRS (TV presenter of Knebworth Through The Night)
  • 11 October 1985: no FRS (TV co-presenter of Radiofun 85)
  • 15 November 1985: Birthday programme with listeners' chart

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