On This Day

December 23, 1985 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Harry Judd, British drummer (McFly), born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Deaths in Music

  • James Vance (20) and Raymond Belknap (18) attempt suicide (Belknap dies). Their families later sue rock group Judas Priest for subliminal messages in song "Better By You, Better Than Me".