What Happened on January 13, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
  • 99-yr-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course
  • Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders
  • Cerberal Palsy telethon raises $17,100,000
  • Express train derails in Ethiopia, killing at least 428
  • John McEnroe repeats previous year's result with a 7–5, 6–0, 6–4 win over Ivan Lendl to claim back-to-back season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42