What Happened on February 28, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Fefe Dobson, Canadian pop-rock singer-songwriter ("Bye Bye Boyfriend"), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Jelena Janković, Serbian tennis player, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Michael Fennelly [Micheál Ó Fionnalaigh], Irish hurler, born in Ballyhale, County Kilkenny

Famous Deaths

  • Charita Bauer, American actress (The Guiding Light, Aldrich Family), dies following long illness at 62
  • David Byron [Garrick], British vocalist and songwriter (Uriah Heep), dies of alcohol-related complications at 38
1985 Highlights

About February 28, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Careless Whisper - Wham! Featuring George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: I Know Him So Well - Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson