On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1985

Historical Events

Film 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)

  • Bill to balance the federal budget passed by US Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Chatto, British electronic-pop singer and cellist (Clean Bandit - "Rather Be"; "Symphony"), born in London
  • 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? 35 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius