What Happened on December 14, 1985

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz arrives in West Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jakub B┼éaszczykowski, Polish footballer, born in Truskolasy, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
  • Julio Pimentel, Dominican baseball player, born in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • Nonami Takizawa, Japanese gravure idol and actress, born in Saitama prefecture, Japan
  • Paul Rabil, Lebanese-American professional lacrosse player, born in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer, born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Tom Smith, Welsh rugby union footballer, born in Bristol, Somerset
Born in 1985

Famous Weddings

  • "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (37) weds former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad (36)

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Doherty, Russian-born Canadian activist, dies at 89
  • Charlie Bachman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard & coach (Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan State), dies at 93

Roger MarisRoger Maris (1934-1985)

American baseball right fielder (7-time MLB All Star, 61 HRs 1961), dies of cancer at 51


1985 Highlights

About December 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Broken Wings - Mr. Mister
  • UK #1 Song: Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston