What Happened on August 25, 1985

Historical Events

Sports History

Met Dwight Gooden becomes youngest pitcher to win 20 games (20y 9m 9d)

  • STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem

Famous Deaths

  • Samantha Smith, American peace activist and actress (invited to the Soviet Union during Cold War), dies in plane at 13

About August 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: I Got You Babe - Ub40 Featuring Chrissie Hynde