What Happened on June 12, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Blake Ross, American software developer (co-creator of the Mozilla Firefox internet browser), born in Miami, Florida
  • Chris Young, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Kendra Wilkinson, American Television Personality and glamour model, born in San Diego, California
  • Sam Thaiday, Australian professional rugby league player (Brisbane Broncos), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Tasha-Ray Evin, Canadian singer and guitarist (Lillix), born in Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Perry, 17 and newly graduated from N.H. prep. high school, shot and killed in Manhattan by NYPD undercover officer Lee Vanhouten, who claimed Perry tried to rob him
1985 Highlights

About June 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Walk Alone - Crowd