London In 1985

By Daan Deol Last edited 12 months ago
London In 1985

1985 saw Live Aid come to Wembley, with the likes of Paul McCartney, Queen and David Bowie performing. It was also the year of Tottenham's Broadwater Farm Riots. Take a look at the year in photos.

Looking down on Wembley during Live Aid, 1985
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Bono, Paul McCartney, and Freddie Mercury. Live Aid, 1985
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Broadway Market in 1985
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Political billboards, London, 1985
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Camden Lock, 1985
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Broadwater Farm riots, 1985
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Participants in the London Marathon, 1985
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Curzon West End, now Curzon Soho, 1985
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Britain's Steve Jones crosses Londons Westminster bridge past the Houses of Parliament as he approaches the finish line of the annual London Marathon on April 21 1985 Jones won the race with a new best time for the event of two hours eight minutes and 16 seconds
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Freddie Mercury at Live Aid, 1985
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Pet Shop Boys, 1985
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Soho, 1985
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1985 Broadwater Farm riot
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Graffiti in Tufnell Park, 1985
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Welcome to Millwall. Entrance to the away end at the Den, 1985
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Chelsea roll out an electric fence at Stamford Bridge, 1985
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Taboo, London, 1985
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Christmas at HMV on Oxford Street, 1985
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Westminster Bridge, 1985
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Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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Broad Street station, 1985
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London, 1985
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Billboard from 1985 at Richmond station
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Crowds at Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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Dead Kennedys, 1985
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Commercial Street, 1985
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Pensioners' Action Day, 1985 - Londoners were in danger of losing their free travel passes
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HMV on Oxford Street, 1985
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Princess Diana, Prince Charles and Bob Geldof at Live Aid, 1985
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A burnt out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate in Tottenham, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985
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Broad Street, London, 1985
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The stage at Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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The lights of Piccadilly Circus, 1985
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Mods, 1985
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Michael Caine and Bob Hoskins, London, 1985
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Ladbroke Grove, 1985
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Last Updated 01 February 2017