What Happened on March 28, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • International Cometary Explorer measures solar wind ahead of Halley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • STS 51-D vehicle moves to launch pad

Famous Birthdays

  • Stanislas Wawrinka, Swiss professional tennis player (three Grand Slam singles titles), born in Saint-Barthélemy, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Chagall, French painter, dies at 97
  • Nand Baert, Belgian radio/tv-host, dies at 53