What Happened on May 24, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Bridgman, British racing driver, born in Harlow, England
  • Yasushi Gonjo, Japanese jazz double bassist (Gingerbread Boys), born in Yamaguchi, Japan
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Darensbourg, Cajun-American dixieland-style jazz clarinetist (Jelly Roll Morton; Louis Armstrong), dies at 78
1985 Highlights

About May 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everything She Wants - Wham!
  • UK #1 Song: 19 - Paul Hardcastle