Famous Deaths on December 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies
  • Merv Waite, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust 1938, 1 wkt avg 190), dies
  • Paul Castellano, Organized-crime chief, shot dead at a NYC restaurant
  • Thomas Bilotti, American mafioso (b. 1940)