What Happened on March 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 6th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgetown beats St. John's, 92-80
  • Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ewa Sonnet, Polish model and pop singer

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Andrews, American actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Thomas Creighton, US heart patient (3 implants in 46 hrs), dies at 33