What Happened on June 25, 1985

Historical Events

  • Fireworks factory near Hallett, Oklahoma, explodes killing 21
  • Thurman v City of Torrington decides in favor of Tracey Thurman, 1st woman to sue a police department for violating her civil rights (not protecting against abusive husband)

Famous Deaths

  • Connie "Pee Wee" Crayton, American R&B and blues guitarist and singer ("Do Unto Others"), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Morris Mason, American convicted rapist and murderer, executed by electric chair at 31

About June 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heaven - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge