What Happened on August 23, 1985

Historical Events

  • Paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games
  • Said Aouita of Morocco sets 1.5k record (3:29.46) in Berlin
  • South African attorney/UDF leader "Dulah" Omar arrested
  • West German top counter espionage Hans Tiedge moves to German DR
1985 History

About August 23, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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