What Happened on October 26, 1985

Historical Events

  • CBS' premiere of fact based TV film "Children of the Night", based on sociology student Lois Lee's expose on female crime and inconsistent enforcement of prostitution laws in Los Angeles

Sports History

Doug Harvey's #2 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens

  • Hurricane Juan kills 97 in US
  • On a poor call in Game 6, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events probably costing St. Louis Cardinals the Baseball World Series; lose 2-1 to KC when leading series, 3-2
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Bargnani, Italian basketball player (Toronto Raptors), born in Rome, Italy
  • Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress (Ghajini), born in Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Monta Ellis, American basketball player (Golden State Warriors), born in Jackson, Mississippi
Born in 1985

About October 26, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush