Villanova Won the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 1985; Here’s What Else Was Happening in 1985…

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Villanova's Dwayne McClain throws his fist into the air as the Wildcats defeat Georgetown for the NCAA Final Four Championship in Lexington, Ky., April 1, 1985. Georgetown's David Wingate (40) and Perry McDonald (10) look on. (AP Photo)
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In 1985 Jay Wright was an assistant coach for Division III basketball at the University of Rochester. One year later he landed his first Division I assistant coaching job at Drexel University. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Republican Ronald Reagan was serving his second term as president of the United States.
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Republican George Bush Senior served as Reagan's Vice President.
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The cost of a regular gallon of gas was $1.20.
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A carton of eggs cost only $0.80!
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The most popular television show in 1985 was NBC's "The Cosby Show".
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The number one song on the Billboard Top 100 at this time in 1985 was "One More Night" by Phil Collins.
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People were watching "Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment" directed by Jerry Paris- one of the most viewed movie releases in 1985.
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The Best Selling Book was by romance author Danielle Steel, titled "Family Album".
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