What Happened on December 5, 1985

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
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Muniz, American actor (Malcolm in the Middle), born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
  • Josh Smith, American basketball player (New Orleans Pelicans), born in College Park, Georgia
  • Nico Verdonck, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium
Born in 1985

About December 5, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Broken Wings - Mr. Mister
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Your Man - Wham!