On This Day

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 interestEvent of Interest

Doctors discover a cancerous growth in President Reagan's colon

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown

Famous Birthdays

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

About July 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer