What Happened on October 5, 1985

Historical Events

  • Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud), born in Stamford, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Keenan, American rock drummer (The Chamber Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 42
1985 Highlights

About October 5, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
  • UK #1 Song: If I Was - Midge Ure