What Happened on June 17, 1985

Historical Events

  • 18th NASA Space Shuttle Mission (51-G): Discovery 5 launches

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcos Baghdatis, Cypriot professional tennis player
  • Rafael Sóbis, Brazilian footballer, born in Erechim, Brazil
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67
1985 Highlights

About June 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heaven - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Walk Alone - Crowd