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It's about one-tenth the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 85 is 0.113 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 8.85 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 85 is 9.44444444444 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.105882352941 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about one-tenth the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 85 is 0.101 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 9.9 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about one-tenth the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 10 times 85.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.
It's about one-twentieth the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 85 is 0.05599 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 17.86 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
It's about twenty times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.05 times 85.
(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about one-twenty-fifth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 24.81 times 85.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.