What Happened on May 12, 1985

Historical Events

  • Amy Eilberg is ordained in NY as 1st woman Conservative rabbi

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeroen Simaeys, Belgian footballer, born in Mechelen, Belgium
  • Tally Hall, American soccer player, born in SeaTac, Washington
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Dubuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), dies at 83
1985 Highlights

About May 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
  • UK #1 Song: 19 - Paul Hardcastle