What Happened on August 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Tap Dance Kid" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 669 performances
  • 67th PGA Championship: Hubert Green shoots 278 at Cherry Hills Denver
  • Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Rudolf Povarnitsin of USSR sets new high jump world record (7'10"12)

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Adams-Short, British reality television contestant