What Happened on August 9, 1985

Historical Events

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Adventure comedy film "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" starring Paul Reubens is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Kendrick, American actress and singer (Pitch Perfect), born in Portland, Maine
  • Hayley Peirsol, American swimmer, born in Orange County, california
  • JaMarcus Russell, American football player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Luca Filippi, Italian racing driver, born in Savigliano, Italy
  • Vivek Ramaswamy, American businessman (Roivant Sciences) and politician candidate, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league fullback (37 Tests; NSW 27 games; South Sydney; RL "Immortal") and coach (Australia 29 Tests, South Sydney), dies at 58
1985 Highlights

About August 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shout - Tears For Fears
  • UK #1 Song: Into The Groove - Madonna