On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 1,500 level for 1st time
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test
  • Sam Shepard's "Lie of the Mind" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Muniz, American actor
  • Josh Smith, American basketball player
  • Nico Verdonck, Belgian racing driver