On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1985

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Arthur Ashe is nominated for the International Tennis Hall of Fame

  • Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Peterson, American Football player

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Redgrave, British actor (Browning Version, Goodbye Mr Chips, Lady Vanishes), dies of Parkinson's Disease at 77
  • Salvador Ley, composer, dies at 78
1985 Highlights

About March 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

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