What Happened on January 16, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Richter, Danish professional football midfielder, born in Denmark
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator, dies at 74
1985 Highlights

About January 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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