What Happened on February 7, 1985

Historical Events

  • "New York, New York" becomes the official anthem of New York City
  • Marshall U's Bruce Morris scores a basket from 92'5"
  • NY Devil Don Lever becomes 57th NHLer to score 300 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Clara Bryant, American actress
  • Tina Majorino, actress, (Waterworld, When a Man Loves a Woman)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83
  • Matt Monro [Terence Parsons], English pop singer ("Softly As I Leave You"), dies from liver cancer at 54
  • Uday Merchant, cricket (bro of Vijay, prolific scorer), dies
1985 Highlights

About February 7, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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