What Happened on April 16, 1985

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
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Scott Brady [Gerald Tierney], American actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 60
1985 Highlights

About April 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are The World - USA For Africa
  • UK #1 Song: We Are The World - Usa For Africa