1984/85: Football mourns Heysel victims



Did you know?

Seven of the previous eight European Cups had been won by English sides prior to Juventus's defeat of Liverpool FC in the 1985 final.

Also in this year

• France and Juventus forward, and future UEFA President, Michel Platini wins the Ballon d'Or for the third year in a row.

• Steve Davis beats Dennis Taylor on the final ball of the final frame to win the World Snooker Championship.

• Live Aid, the brainchild of Sir Bob Geldof, is held to raise funds for the relief of the Ethiopian famine.

• Microsoft Corporation, founded ten years earlier, releases the first version of Windows, Windows 1.0.