On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1985

Historical Events

  • First hotel strike in New York City
  • Route 66 (Chicago to Santa Monica), is decertified

Famous Birthdays

  • Coby Linder, American pop-punk drummer (Say Anything), born in Santa Monica, California
  • James Hook, Welsh rugby union utility back (81 caps; Neath RFC, USA Perpignan, Gloucester RFC), born in Port Talbot, Wales
  • Nico Rosberg, German Finnish race car driver (F1 World Champion 2016), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player (US Open 2004, French Open 2009), born in St. Petersburg, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Ross [Breslaw], American actress (Star Trek, Rocket Attack U.S.A., Wild Is My Love), dies at 53
1985 Highlights

About June 27, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer