What Happened on March 28, 1985

Historical Events

  • International Cometary Explorer measures solar wind ahead of Halley

Theater Premiere

Neil Simon's play "Biloxi Blues" premieres in NYC

  • STS 51-D vehicle moves to launch pad
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Stan Wawrinka, Swiss tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Chagall [Moise Shagal], Jewish Belarusan-French modernist painter and stained glass artist (La MariĆ©e; I and the Village), dies at 97
  • Nand Baert, Belgian radio/tv-host, dies at 53

About March 28, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

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