What Happened on October 27, 1985

Historical Events

NYC Women's Marathon

15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34

  • 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
  • Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
  • Baseball World Series: KC Royals rout St Louis Cardinals, 11-0 at Royals Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: KC pitcher Bret Saberhagen

Sports History

Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time

  • Hurricane Juan ravages US Gulf states & east coast, 49 die
  • Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's and 2 Renoir's
1985 History

About October 27, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush