What Happened on January 14, 1985

Historical Events

  • 16 indicted by US for granting sanctuary to Central American refugees
  • British pound sinks to record low $US1.11

Sports History

Martina Navratilova is 3rd to win 100 tennis tournaments (Connors & Evert)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Rosario, Dominican jockey (Kentucky Derby, Dubai World Cup 2013; Belmont Stakes 2014, 19), born in San Francisco, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Jetta Goudal, French actress (White Gold), dies at 86
1985 Highlights

About January 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Like A Virgin - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner