What Happened on January 28, 1985

Historical Events

American Music Awards

12th American Music Awards: Cyndi Lauper & Lionel Richie win

Music History

Charity single "We Are the World" recorded by supergroup USA for Africa (Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, and other pop stars)

  • Houston's Bill Fitch becomes the 6th coach in NBA history to post 600 wins as the Rockets beat the New Jersey Nets, 97-93
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Mvuemba, French footballer
  • Athina Onassis, daughter of Christina
Born in 1985

About January 28, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
  • UK #1 Song: I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner