What Happened on May 29, 1985

Historical Events

  • 29th European Cup: Juventus beats Liverpool 1-0 at Brussels
  • Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months

Famous Deaths

  • 39 people die in a confrontation at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium when Juventus and Italian fans are crushed against a wall escaping a breach by Liverpool fans
  • Madge West, American actress (McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93

About May 29, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 25 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