What Happened on October 25, 1985

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

Angels announce that they will not offer Rod Carew a new contract

  • Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit

Famous Birthdays

CiaraCiara (37 years old)

American singer and songwriter (Ciara: The Evolution) and model, born in Austin, Texas

Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • (John) Morton Downey, American pop tenor, known as "The Irish Nightengale", songwriter, radio and television host, dies at 83
  • Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67

About October 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush