On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Leader of the Pack" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • Amdahl releases UTS/V, 1st mainframe Unix
  • India files suit against Union Carbide over Bhopal disaster

Famous Deaths

  • John Frederick Coots, American songwriter, dies at 87