What Happened on July 8, 1985

Historical Events

  • Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Cook, British guitarist (Arctic Monkeys - "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor"), born in High Green, Sheffield, England
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Gardner Cowles Jr., American publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82
  • Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72
  • Simon Kuznets, American economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84
1985 Highlights

About July 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A View To A Kill - Duran Duran
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge