What Happened on February 6, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Joji Kato, Japanese speed skater, born in Yamagata, Japan
  • Kris Humphries, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer, born in Hangzhou, China

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
  • James Hadley Chase, English writer (b. 1906)
1985 Highlights

About February 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
  • UK #1 Song: I Know Him So Well - Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson