On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1985

Historical Events

  • 38th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Killing Fields" Best Film, Wim Wenders Best Director
  • Mexican authorities find the body of US drug agent Enrique "Kike" Camarena Salaazar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Islander Mike Bossy is 1st to score 50 goals in 8 straight seasons

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Japanese actor
  • Whitney Port, Cast member of The Hills TV series
1985 Highlights

About March 5, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces