Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko (September 1911 – 10 March 1985) was a Soviet politician and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He led the Soviet Union from 13 February 1984, until his death just thirteen months later on 10 March 1985. Chernenko was also Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 11 April 1984, until his death.
Konstantin Chernenko appears in "The Best Christmas Story Never". When Stan alters the past, resulting in no assassination attempt by John Hinckley Jr. and costing Ronald Reagan the 1984 Presidential election to Walter Mondale who promptly surrenders the US to the Soviet Union. Stan finds out that he has to make the assassination attempt when he fails to impress Hinckley with Jodie Foster in HIS version of Taxi Driver.