On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Gardner Cowles Jr, US 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? 36 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer