What Happened on March 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut
  • Denny McLain, pitcher; convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 yrs

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Trunfio, Australian supermodel

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Maureen McCormick (28) weds Michael Cummings


Famous Deaths


Person of interestEddie Shore

Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a lung infection at 82

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore
  • Roger Huntington Sessions, US composer (Black Masks), dies at 88