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Sam Richmond | NCAA.com | February 23, 2016

Women's basketball: What the world was like the last time Tennessee wasn't in the AP Top 25

One of the most incredible streaks in college sports ended on Monday. For the first time since Feb. 17, 1985, the Tennessee women’s basketball team went unranked in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.

That’s not a misprint. Incredibly so, Tennessee had been ranked in the previous 565 AP polls before Monday.

So let’s take a trip in our wayback machine and look at what was happening in 1985, when the Volunteers’ incredible streak began.

The Joe Montana-led San Francisco 49ers take down Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX.

Tina Turner's "What's Love Got To Do With It" wins Song of the Year at the 27th Grammy Awards.

"Back to the Future" and "The Breakfast Club" are among the signature movies released.

Ronald Reagan begins his second term as president of the United States.

Coca-Cola infamously changes its formula and releases New Coke.

Microsoft releases its first version of Windows.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Mars and Chris Paul are among the celebrities born.

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