What Happened on August 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle song) for $47 million

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King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Oakland A's Dave Kingman is 21st to hit 400 HRs (off Matt Young at Seattle)
  • Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy O'Donovan, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72