What Happened on July 10, 1985

Historical Events

  • Coca-Cola Co announces it will resume selling old formula Coke

The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

French foreign intelligence agents blow up the Greenpeace boat Rainbow Warrior in Auckland harbor, New Zealand to prevent it interfering with French nuclear tests in the South Pacific. Dutch photographer Fernando Pereira is killed.

Historic Publication

Playboy (and also Penthouse) publish nude pictures of Madonna

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario G√≥mez, German soccer striker (78 caps; VfB Stuttgart, Bayern Munich), born in Riedlingen, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Fernando Pereira, military activist, murdered
1985 Highlights

About July 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A View To A Kill - Duran Duran
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge