On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1985

Historical Events

  • 19th Country Music Association Award: Ricky Skaggs wins

Sports History

New York Jets retire Joe Namath's #12 on nationally televised Monday Night Football; beat Miami Dolphins, 23-7

NFL Quarterback Joe Namath
NFL Quarterback
Joe Namath

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian racing driver
  • Daniel Clark, Canadian actor
  • Digão, Brazilian footballer
  • Sherlyn González, Mexican actress

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Gilels, Soviet concert pianist (Brussels Competition - 1st prize, 1938), dies at 68
1985 Highlights

About October 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra