What Happened on January 10, 1985

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Daniel Ortega inaugurated as President of Nicaragua for the first time

Sports History

Lenny Wilkens becomes first to coach in 1,000 NBA games when his Seattle SuperSonics defeat the Golden State Warriors, 89-86

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)

About January 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Like A Virgin - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid