What Happened on April 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 1005 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points in a Cup game (3 goals, 4 assists)

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Roger Miller's musical "Big River" premieres in NYC

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust

Famous Birthdays

  • Giedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver
  • Jonathan Halyalkar, Ramsey NJ, actor (Billy-Who's the Boss)

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Matheson, actor (Felix-Banacek), dies at 72
  • Richard Haydn, British actor (The Sound of Music, Alice in Wonderland), dies from a heart attack at 80