On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Song & Dance" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 474 performances
  • "The Equalizer" TV spy/crime drama debuts in the US on CBS (starring Edward Woodward)
  • BBC Radio reports prime # 2^216091-1 found in Houston

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Cashmore, Scottish blogger (Mashable), born in Banchory, Scotland

Famous Weddings

  • Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Holtom, British artist and graphic designer (Nuclear Disarmament (ND) logo, which later became an international peace symbol), dies at 71
1985 Highlights

About September 18, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo