What Happened on October 1, 1985

Historical Events

  • Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Emerald Fennell, English, actress, writer and director (The Crown), born in London, England
  • Revazi Zintiridis, Greek judoka
  • Ryo Miyamori, Japanese rock singer (Orange Range), born in Koza (now part of Kushimoto), Japan
  • Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricket batsman (24 Tests, 75 ODI), born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

E. B. WhiteE. B. White (1899-1985)

American writer (New Yorker: Stuart Little; Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

1985 Highlights

About October 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
  • UK #1 Song: If I Was - Midge Ure