On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1985

Historical Events

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

Sinking ShipThe 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.

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The Rainbow Warrior sunk in Auckland harbour
The Rainbow Warrior sunk in Auckland harbour
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Playboy (and also Penthouse) publish nude pictures of Madonna

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario G√≥mez, German footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Fernando Pereira, military activist, murdered
1985 Highlights

About July 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer