What Happened on July 29, 1985

Historical Events

  • 19th NASA Space Shuttle Mission (51-G): Challenger 8 launches

Music History

Singer Tina Turner films music video for the song “One Of The Living” at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; song is from the film "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome" in which she co-starred with Mel Gibson

Famous Deaths

  • James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69

About July 29, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shout - Tears For Fears
  • UK #1 Song: Into The Groove - Madonna