What Happened on May 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 17th Space Shuttle Mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 lands at Edwards AFB

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Paul, American basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Julie Vega, Filipino child actress and singer (b. 1968)
  • Pete Desjardins, American platform and springboard diver (Olympic gold 1928), dies at 78