On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Jerry's Girls" opens at St James Theater NYC for 139 performances
  • UN Security Council unanimously condemns "acts of hostage-taking"

Famous Birthdays

  • Hana Soukupová, Czech supermodel
  • Tara Conner, 2006 Miss USA

Famous Deaths

  • Xuân Diệu, Vietnamese poet (b. 1916)