On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1985

Historical Events

  • Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
  • Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRs in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)
  • WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR

Famous Birthdays

  • Anja Rubik, Polish supermodel, born in Rzesz√≥w, Poland
  • Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • Josh Ramsay, Canadian singer and songwriter (Marianas Trench), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31
  • Sapfo Notara, Greek actress (b. 1907)
1985 Highlights

About June 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini