What Happened on August 21, 1985

Historical Events

  • Mary Decker Slaney runs mile in world record 4:16.71
  • NY Lotto pays $41 million to three winner (#s are 14-17-22-23-30-47)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albrecht Schuch, German actor (All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Jena, East Germany
  • Jacob (Jake) Pitts, American heavy metal rock guitarist (Black Veil Brides), born in Pocatello, Idaho
Born in 1985

About August 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Into The Groove - Madonna