Here is the lineup used for the 59th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which took place in 1985.


  • Raggedy Ann (MacMillan) - 2nd time
  • Yogi Bear (Hanna-Barbera) (Retired) - 3rd and last time
  • Garfield (United Media) - 2nd time
  • Superman (DC Comics) (Removed from Parade) - 6th time
  • Aviator Snoopy (United Media) (First time since 1982, Retired) - 7th and last time
  • Betty Boop (King Features Syndicate) - 1st time
  • Kermit (Henson Associates) - 9th time
  • Olive Oyl (King Features Syndicate) (Removed from Parade) - 4th time
  • Woody Woodpecker (Walter Lantz Productions) - 4th time

Novelty Balloons


Specialty Units

  • Giant Plane (Macy's) (Retired)
  • Circus Wagon (Macy's) - 18th time

Toy Floats

Marching Band

  • Concord High School Marching Minutemen Band
  • Wheeler High School Marching Band
  • Lake Howell High School Marching Band
  • Oak Grove High School Band
  • Corning-Painted Post West High School Marching Band
  • W.T White H.S Band
  • Indian Hill High School Marching Band
  • McDonald's All-American Marching Band
  • Toms River High School East Marching Band
  • Northern Lebanon High School Marching Band
  • Boston University Band

Guest Stars

  • Tony Bennett
  • Tempesstt Bledsoe
  • Daniel Jenkins
  • Rene Auberjonois
  • P.J. Benjamin
  • James Coco
  • Betty Thomas
  • Philip Michael Thomas
  • Lee Greenwood
  • Dorothy Loudon
  • Woody Herman
  • Don Correia
  • Peter Marx
  • Rue McClanahan
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam
  • Shannon
  • Jeanne McFadden
  • New Edition
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner
  • Cleo Laine
  • Nathan Lane
  • Dona Drake
  • Janie Fricke
  • Ron Richardson
  • Phylica Rashad
  • Mary D'Arcy
  • Rosemary Clooney


  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and She-Ra Princess of Power: He-Man, She-Ra, Man-At-Arms, Teela, Stratos, Orko, and Skeletor
  • Care Bears Characters: Tenderheart Bear, Birthday Bear, Good-Luck Bear, Love-a-Lot Bear, Cheer Bear, Bedtime Bear, Funshine Bear, Grumpy Bear, Friend Bear and the Care Bear Cousins - Brave Heart Lion, Bright Heart Raccoon, Lotsa Heart Elephant and Swift Heart Rabbit
  • Rainbow Brite
  • Disney Characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Pluto, The Gummi Bears: Gruffi Gummi, Zummi Gummi, Grammi Gummi, Tummi Gummi, Sunni Gummi and Cubbi Gummi, and The Wuzzles: Bumblelion, Butterbear, Eleroo, Moosel, Hoppopotamus, and Rhinokey (To Promote Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears and The Wuzzles)


Gallery: 1985 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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