Supriya Ghosh

1985 in Norway

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1985 in Norway
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Events in the year 1985 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Kåre Willoch (Conservative Party)
  • Events

  • 25 February – The trial of the accused spy Arne Treholt starts.
  • 20 June – Arne Treholt was sentenced to 20 years in prison for espionage.
  • 9 September – The 1985 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • 3 December – The Rock carvings at Alta, Norway's only prehistoric World Heritage Site, is designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
  • The volcano Beerenberg on the Norwegian volcanic island Jan Mayen erupts.
  • Music

  • 4 May – With the song "La det swinge" ("Let it swing"), Norway's Norwegian pop duo Bobbysocks! wins Eurovision Song Contest 1985.
  • 16 September – Norwegian Pop band A-ha releases a new version of their single Take On Me, which debuted last year, featuring a cartoon music video of a motor race; within weeks it is a number one hit worldwide in countries including the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
  • Literature

  • Fredrik Skagen, writer, is awarded the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize.
  • Harald Sverdrup, poet and children's writer, is awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
  • Notable births

  • 2 January – André Roligheten, jazz musician and composer
  • 4 January – Kari Aalvik Grimsbø, handball player
  • 10 January – Odd Steinar Albrigtsen, jazz musician
  • 10 January – Gabrielle Leithaug, electropop singer
  • 10 January – Guro Knutsen Mienna, footballer
  • 10 January – Anette Sagen, ski jumper
  • 13 January – Leif Otto Paulsen, footballer
  • 13 January – Kari Vikhagen Gjeitnes, cross-country skier
  • 20 January – André Danielsen, footballer
  • 29 January – Jon Rune Strøm, jazz musician
  • 1 February – Mounir Hamoud, footballer
  • 2 February – Kristian Skogsrud, footballer
  • 15 February – Gøril Snorroeggen, handball player
  • 17 February – Anders Jacobsen, ski jumper
  • 19 February – Kristoffer Lo, jazz musician
  • 22 February – Iven Austbø, football goalkeeper
  • 25 February – Thomas Borge Lie, freestyle skier
  • 28 February – Åsmund Grøver Aukrust, politician
  • 1 March – Mari Fasting, orienteering competitor and ski mountaineer
  • 2 March – Torstein Tvedt Solberg, politician
  • 3 March – Maren Haugli, speed skater
  • 6 March – Olav Dalen football goalkeeper
  • 10 March – Mikko Kokslien, Nordic combined skier
  • 19 March – Christine Guldbrandsen, singer
  • 21 March – Margrethe Renstrøm, long jumper
  • 22 March – Jonas Johansen, footballer
  • 22 March – Janis Maria Wilson, model and actress
  • 2 April – Lars Erik Spets, ice hockey player
  • 3 April – June Pedersen, footballer
  • 12 April – Siri Nilsen, singer-songwriter
  • 16 April – Ingeborg Gjærum, environmentalist
  • 7 May – Tonje Nøstvold, handball player.
  • 12 May – Elise Egseth, orienteering competitor
  • 14 May – Tore Sandbakken, jazz musician
  • 15 May – Knut Gravråk, politician
  • 19 May – Arve Walde, footballer
  • 21 May – Alexander Dale Oen, swimmer (died 2012)
  • 25 May – Børre Steenslid, footballer
  • 29 May – Benjamin Hermansen, murder victim (died 2001)
  • 1 June – Johnny Lodden, poker player
  • 1 June – Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, politician
  • 2 June – Bjørnar Holmvik, footballer
  • 3 June – Mohammad Usman Rana, columnist
  • 3 June – Steffen Thoresen, ice hockey player
  • 4 June – Oddvar Reiakvam, politician
  • 13 June – Ida Alstad, handball player.
  • 13 June – Elisabeth Carew, singer and songwriter
  • 17 June – Espen Christensen, handball player
  • 20 June – Ellen Brekken, jazz musician
  • 2 July – Gunnhold Sundli, singer and actor
  • 12 July – Emil Hegle Svendsen, biathlete
  • 17 July – Henning Hauger, footballer
  • 17 July – Knut Olav Rindarøy, footballer
  • 23 July – Kristian Ruth, sailor
  • 25 July – Anneli Giske, footballer
  • 1 August – Caroline Dina Kongerud, musician
  • 10 August – Ørjan Johannessen, chef and the winner of the 2012 Bocuse d'Or Europe
  • 11 August – Hildegunn Gjertrud Hovdenak, cyclist
  • 12 August – Kirby Ann Basken, model
  • 14 August – Tove Lill Løyte, glamour model and politician
  • 15 August – Carina Dahl, pop singer and songwriter
  • 22 August – Kim Johannesen, jazz musician
  • 25 August – Kenneth Sola, footballer
  • 28 August – Kjetil Jansrud, alpine skier.
  • 13 September – Fredrik Nordkvelle, footballer
  • 15 September – Iselin Steiro, model
  • 16 September – Johan Remen Evensen, ski jumper
  • 2 October – Ole Marius Ingvaldsen, ski jumper
  • 11 October – Margaret Berger, electropop singer and songwriter
  • 11 October – Øyvind Gram, footballer
  • 15 October – Øystein Skar, pianist and composer
  • 22 October – Rohit David, darts player
  • 23 October – Mohammed Abdellaoue, footballer
  • 7 November – Kent Ove Clausen, cross-country skier
  • 1 December – Petter Eliassen, cross country skier
  • 4 December – Linni Meister, glamour model
  • 19 December – Ine Hoem, jazz singer
  • Notable deaths

  • 10 January – André Bjerke, writer and poet (born 1918)
  • 16 January – Arnt Njargel, politician (born 1901)
  • 19 January – Svein Rosseland, astrophysicist (born 1894)
  • 6 February – Inger Hagerup, author, playwright and poet (born 1905)
  • 6 February – Harald Johan Løbak, politician and Minister (born 1904)
  • 4 March – Odd Rasdal, long distance runner (born 1911)
  • 4 March – Sverre Strandli, hammer thrower and European Champion (born 1925)
  • 12 March – Ragnvald Marensius Gundersen, politician (born 1907)
  • 27 March – Einar Tufte-Johnsen, aviation officer (born 1915).
  • 7 April – Torstein Børte, politician (born 1899)
  • 21 April – Astrid Hjertenæs Andersen, poet and travel writer (born 1915)
  • 23 April – Asbjørn Sunde, sailor, saboteur and spy (born 1909)
  • 24 April – Bernt Ingvaldsen, politician (born 1902)
  • 26 April – Kåre Martin Hansen, politician (born 1913)
  • 28 May – Haakon Hansen, boxer (born 1907)
  • 29 May – Einar Thorsrud, psychologist, researcher and professor (born 1923)
  • 18 June – Axel Strøm, physician (born 1901).
  • 26 June – Torstein Kvamme, politician (born 1893)
  • 9 July – Trygve Braarud, botanist (born 1903)
  • 21 July – Arthur Klæbo, journalist (born 1908).
  • 5 August – Olav Kielland, composer and conductor (born 1901)
  • 12 August – Halvor Bjellaanes, politician (born 1925)
  • 12 August – Kåre Stokkeland, politician (born 1918)
  • 22 August – Peter Torleivson Molaug, politician (born 1902)
  • 26 August – Ole Rømer Aagaard Sandberg, politician (born 1900)
  • 7 September – Finn Seemann, international soccer player (born 1944)
  • 4 October – Trond Halvorsen Wirstad, politician (born 1904)
  • 30 October – Nils Hjelmtveit, politician and Minister (born 1892)
  • 10 November – Olav Sunde, javelin thrower and Olympic bronze medallist (born 1903)
  • 22 November – Gudolf Blakstad, architect (born 1893)
  • 16 December – Jan Bull, author and theatre instructor (born 1927)
  • Full date unknown

  • Thorbjørn Feyling, ceramist and designer (born 1907)
  • References

    1985 in Norway Wikipedia


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