What Happened on June 30, 1985

Historical Events

  • 39 remaining hostages from hijacked TWA Flight 847 are freed in Beirut
  • LA Dodger Pedro Gonzalez sets NL record of 15 HRs in June
  • Revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "The King & I" closes at Broadway Theater, NYC, after 191 performances
  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Edgewood Tahore GC: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Roberto De Vincenzo for back-to-back Senior Open titles
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Cody Runnels, American wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Fabiana Vallejos, Argentine footballer, born in San Isidro, Argentina

Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps (37 years old)

American swimmer (record 23 Olympic gold medals), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Rafal Blechacz, Polish classical pianist, born in Nakło nad Notecią, Poland
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • James Dewar, Canadian inventor and baker (Twinkie cake), dies at 88

About June 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sussudio - Phil Collins
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge