On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Neil McGregor, Scottish footballer, born in Irvine, United Kingdom
  • Tom Fletcher, British pop singer, and guitarist (McFly - "5 Colours In Her Hair"; "All About You"), born in Harrow, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Czesław Marek, Polish composer, dies at 93
  • Margo, actress (Rumba, Viva Zapata), dies at 68 of a brain tumor
1985 Highlights

About July 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer