What Happened on December 7, 1985

Historical Events

  • Atlantis (61-B) returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

Australian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 for her 3rd and final Australian singles crown

Famous Deaths

  • Potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70
  • Robert Graves, English writer and poet (King Jesus), dies at 90
1985 Highlights

About December 7, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 23 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!