What Happened on June 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
  • Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRs in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)
  • WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR

Famous Birthdays

  • Anja Rubik, Polish supermodel
  • Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer
  • Josh Ramsay, Canada, singer-songwriter (Marianas Trench)

Famous Deaths

  • Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31
  • Sapfo Notara, Greek actress (b. 1907)