What Happened on July 12, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Singin' in the Rain", musical adaptation of the 1952 film, opens at Gershwin Theater, NYC; runs for 367 performances

Event of Interest

Doctors discover a cancerous growth in President Reagan's colon

  • STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Luiz Ejlli, Albanian pop singer (Eurovison, 2006), born in Shkodra, Albania
  • Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel
Born in 1985

About July 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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