What Happened on May 1, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Communist" bomb attack kills 2 firemen in Brussels

Historic Event

US President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua

  • William Hoffman's "As Is" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Drew Sidora, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Denise Robins, English romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss), dies at 88
  • George Pravda, Czech actor, dies at 68
1985 Highlights

About May 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are The World - USA For Africa
  • UK #1 Song: Move Closer - Phyllis Nelson