On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1985

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Out of Africa", based on the book by Isak Dinesen, directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1986)

Actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
Actor Robert Redford
Robert Redford
  • Bill to balance the federal budget passed by US Congress
  • Junta leaders Videla & Massera sentenced in Buenos Aires

Famous Birthdays

  • Raven-SymonĂ© [Pearman], American actress and singer (The Cosby Show; That's So Raven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • T. J. Hensick, American ice hockey player
1985 Highlights

About December 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius