Historical Events on January 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 14th Fiesta Bowl: #14 UCLA beats #13 Miami, 39-37
  • 51st Orange Bowl: #4 Washington beats #2 Oklahoma, 28-17
  • 51st Sugar Bowl: #5 Nebraska beats #11 LSU, 28-10
  • 71st Rose Bowl: #18 Southern California beats #6 Ohio State, 20-17
  • International Youth Year begins
  • The first British mobile phone call is made by Ernie Wise to Vodafone.
  • The Internet's Domain Name System is created.
  • US's 1st manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)
  • VH-1 made its broadcasting debut