What Happened on December 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US Foreign Minister George Shultz arrives in West Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jakub B┼éaszczykowski, Polish footballer
  • Julio Pimentel, Dominican baseball player
  • Nonami Takizawa, Japanese actress
  • Paul Rabil, professional lacrosse player
  • Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer
  • Tom Smith, Welsh rugby union footballer

Famous Weddings

  • "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (37) weds former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad (36)

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Doherty, Russian-born Canadian activist, dies at 89

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • Stanley G[rauman] Weinbaum, American sci-fi author (Red Peri), dies at 85