What Happened on July 25, 1985

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirms he has AIDS

  • Steve Cram runs world record mile (3:46.32)
  • Uganda suspends constitution following coup
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lafferty, American actor (One Tree Hill-Nathan Scott), born in Hemet, California
  • Jasmine Lennard, British model and reality TV star (Big Brother), born in Belgravia, Westminster, England
  • Nelson Piquet Jr., Brazilian auto racer (Formula E champion 2014-15), born in Heidelberg, West Germany
  • Shantel VanSanten, American model and actress (For All Mankind), born in Luverne, Minnesota
1985 Highlights

About July 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everytime You Go Away - Paul Young
  • UK #1 Song: There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) - Eurythmics