What Happened on January 15th, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Ashbery & Fred Chapell
  • CBS' premiere of TV made teen drug abuse drama, "Not My Kid", based on the previous year's book by Beth Polson
  • Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected president
  • Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200 v India
  • Tancredo Neves becomes 1st elected president of Brazil in 21 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Emil Petersen, Danish footballer