What Happened on October 31, 1985

Historical Events

  • Last day in Test cricket for Pakistan's Zaheer Abbas

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Kwenders [José Modabi], Congolese-Canadian pop and world music singer-songwriter, and multi-lingual rapper, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Christoforidis, Greek boxer (NBA light heavyweight title 1941), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek surrealist painter and poet (Do Not Distract the Driver), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (Soldaten og Jenny, Det gælder os alle), dies at 72
1985 Highlights

About October 31, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 1 day
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