What Happened on March 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 5th Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Awards: "Bolero" wins
  • Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Aust, Sharjah)
  • Third straight WTA Tour Championship for tennis legend Martina Navratilova; beats Helena Suková 6–3, 7–5, 6–4 at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruka Ayase, Japanese actress and model

Famous Deaths

  • George London, Canadian bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), dies at 64