What Happened on March 13, 1985

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko in Moscow

  • Michael Secrest (US) begins 24-hr ride of 516 miles, 427 yards

Famous Birthdays

  • Alcides [Alcides Eduardo Mendes de Araújo Alves], Brazilian football player, born in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
  • Austin Scott, American football player, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Emile HirschEmile Hirsch (38 years old)

American actor (Into the Wild, Speed Racer), born in Topanga, California

Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Robert "Bob" Shad [Abraham Shadrinsky], American record producer and record label owner (Big Brother and the Holding Company), dies at 65

About March 13, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 20 days
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