What Happened on June 8, 1985

Historical Events

  • 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova 6-3, 6-7, 7-5 for her 17th Grand Slam title and 6th French singles crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Despatie, French Canadian diver
Born in 1985

Famous Weddings

Mike Pence

Future US Vice President Mike Pence (25) weds Karen Batten (26) at Indianapolis, Indiana

About June 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
  • UK #1 Song: 19 - Paul Hardcastle