What Happened on October 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Atlantis (51-J) returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • US intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists

Famous Birthdays

  • Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer