On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3
  • 110th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4
  • 1st remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa)

Famous Deaths

  • Stojan Daskalov, Bulgarian writer (A Farm), dies at 75
  • Tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82