Events in Film & Television in May 1985

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 1 US President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • May 13 Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA
  • May 20 38th Cannes Film Festival: "When Father Was Away on Business" directed by Emir Kusturica wins the Palme d'Or

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 22 "A View to a Kill", 14th James Bond film, last to star Roger Moore, also starring Grace Jones and Christopher Walken, premieres in San Francisco