What Happened on March 18, 1985

Historical Events

  • Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC for $3.5 billion, first transfer of ownership of a TV network

Famous Birthdays

  • Gennaro Esposito, Italian footballer
  • Vince Lia, Australian Footballer
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Miller, Ameerican orchestra leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89

About March 18, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
  • UK #1 Song: Easy Lover - Philip Bailey (Duet with Phil Collins)