On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Grind" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 79 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamín Rojas, Argentine actor and singer, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • Luol Deng, Sudanese-born British basketball player, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • Mark Baker, Welsh author and historian

Famous Deaths

  • Scott Brady [Gerald Tierney], American actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 60