July 1985 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 10 Playboy (and also Penthouse) publish nude pictures of Madonna

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Jul 12 "Singin' in the Rain" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 367 performances
  • Jul 21 "Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • Jul 25 Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirms he has AIDS

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestAshley Tisdale

Jul 2 Ashley Tisdale, American actress and singer (High School Musical), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey

Actress and Singer Ashley Tisdale
Actress and Singer
Ashley Tisdale
  • Jul 3 Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor.
  • Jul 5 Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress
  • Jul 5 Nick O'Malley, British indie rock musician (Arctic Monkeys), born in Sheffield, England
  • Jul 8 Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)
  • Jul 12 Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer
  • Jul 17 Tom Fletcher, British singer (McFly)
  • Jul 23 Matthew Murphy, English musician (The Wombats), born in Liverpool
  • Jul 26 Audrey De Montigny, Quebec singer, born in Sainte-Julienne, Quebec
  • Jul 28 Tynisha Keli, American singer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 31 Bee Gees member Robin Gibb (35) weds author and artist Dwina Murphy

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 16 Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84
  • Jul 17 Czeslaw Josef Marek, composer, dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Kay Kyser, bandleader (Kay Kyser's Kollege), dies at 79
  • Jul 30 Peter Knight, English musical arranger, conductor, and composer, dies at 68