What Happened on September 12, 1985

Historical Events

  • Flight readiness firing of Atlantis' main engines; 20 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Champian Fulton, American jazz pianist and singer (Birdsong), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Jack Wilkinson, English footballer (Hartlepool United), born in Beverley, England
Born in 1985
1985 Highlights

About September 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) - John Parr
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing in the Streets - David Bowie & Mick Jagger