The following events occurred in the year 1985:
- Fred and George Weasley are punished by Arthur Weasley for almost forcing Ron to make the Unbreakable Vow.
- c. 1985: Harry Potter starts at St. Grogory's Primary School, at the age of five with his cousin Dudley Dursley.
- Comic Relief U.K. is founded.
Behind the scenes
- 20 January: Robert Roman Ratajczak, who played a Wedding Guest, born.
- 16 May: Stanislav Ianevski, who played Viktor Krum, born.
- 17 May: Derek Hough,who played a Ravenclaw student in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, born
- August: Henry Lloyd-Hughes, who played Roger Davies, born.
- 2 August: Chase Armitage, who played a Snatcher, born.
Notes and references
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 16 (A Very Frosty Christmas) "Fred and George tried to get me to make one when I was about five. I nearly did too, I was holding hands with Fred and everything when Dad found us. He went mental" Ron was born in March 1980 and would have turned five in March 1985
- ↑ In Britain, children attend Primary school from the age of 5 to 11.
- ↑ Quidditch Through the Ages - Foreword
- ↑ Pottermore biography of Minerva McGonagall (transcription available here)
- ↑ Wizard of the Month
- ↑ The Black Family Tree confirms that Walburga Black was born in 1925 and died in 1985.
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