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 interestPerson of Interest

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