What Happened on June 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 39th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2

Sport awardTennis Open

84th Men's French Open: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Sport awardTennis Open

84th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 6-7, 7-5)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Alice Miller wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped & held hostage in Lebanon
  • USSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player
  • Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress