What Happened on July 30, 1985

Historical Events

  • Discovery moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for mating of STS 51-I mission
  • Valerie Lowrance, of Texas, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Fredheim Holm, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Julia Hall Bowman Robinson, American mathematician (b. 1919)
  • Peter Knight, English musical arranger, conductor, and composer, dies at 68

About July 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 30 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