On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1985

Historical Events

  • Noraly Beyer becomes Neth's 1st black TV newscaster
  • South Africa's Cosatu union centre forms
  • STS 61-C vehicle moves to launch pad

Film & TV History

TV mini series "Anne of Green Gables" based on the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, starring Megan Follows is first shown on CBS in Canada


Famous Birthdays

  • Janelle MonĂ¡e, American singer-songwriter (Dirty Computer) and actress (Hidden Figures), born in Kansas City, Kansas
1985 Highlights

About December 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius