On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1985

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis premieres on ABC TV in the US

  • "My One & Only" closes at St James Theater NYC after 767 performances
  • Bill Shoemaker becomes 1st jockey to win $100 million
  • National Union of Mine Workers in Britain ends a 51 week strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Morrow, Northern Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86
1985 Highlights

About March 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces