On this day in history, 1985, a time-travel comedy that would become a classic--Back to the Future--was released in theaters.
Produced by Steven Spielberg and released on July 3, 1985, Back to the Future starred Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly. Marty is sent back in time to 1955 by Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) to fix history and then get "back to the future" of 1985.
The film was a massive success, making over 350 million on a budget of just under 20 million. This made Back to the Future the most successful film of 1985.