What Happened on March 10, 1985

Historical Events

  • 32nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats North Carolina, 57-54
  • Dallas Maverick coach Dick Motta is 4th NBA coach to win 700 games
  • French socialists lose election (National Front 9%)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Tokyo won by Elena Valova and Oleg Vasiliev (Soviet Union)
  • India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (URS)
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter, keyboardist, and ukulele player (Wind-Up Canary), born in Massachusetts
  • Kim Leclerc, Canadian politician
  • Lassana Diarra, French footballer (Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain), born in Paris, France
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko (1911-1985)

General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1984-85), dies of Emphysema at 73

About March 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
  • UK #1 Song: You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) - Dead Or Alive