On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1985

Historical Events

  • Israel exchanges 1,150 prisoners with the PFLP-GC in return for 3 Israeli soldiers

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Miller, American MLB baseball pitcher, 2006-present (Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, and 5 other teams), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Frustaci Septuplets, four boys and three girls (daughter Christina stillborn, three more die later) born to Patricia Frustaci, first known septuplets born in the US
  • Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London, England
  • Marco Carta, Italian pop singer, born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Mark Cavendish MBE, British road cyclist (UCI Road World C'ships 2011; Points classification winner Tour de France 2011, 21; Giro d'Italia 2013; Vuelta a EspaƱa 2010), born in Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Mutya Buena, British pop singer (Sugababes - "Push the Button"), born in London, England
1985 Highlights

About May 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini