What Happened on October 29, 1985

Historical Events

  • Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multiparty election in Liberia
  • St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joaquin Andújar is suspended by MLB for 10 games for bumping an umpire

Famous Birthdays

  • Vijender Singh, Indian boxer, born in Kaluwas, Bhiwani, India
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • John Lodge, American actor (Witchmaker) and politician (79th Governor of Connecticut), dies at 82

About October 29, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 2 days
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