What Happened on January 20, 1985

Historical Events

  • Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27°F (-33°C) in Chicago)

Super Bowl

Super Bowl XIX, Stanford Stadium, Stanford, CA: San Francisco 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16; MVP: Joe Montana, SF, QB

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Juda, Dutch musician (1st concertmaster of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra), dies at 75

About January 20, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

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