Thursday November 21, 1985

US date format: 11/21/1985, UK date format: 21/11/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 21, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Carly Rae Jepsen and Jesús Navas. In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Young Sherlock Holmes, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing King's Valley or Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
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Events

  • United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.

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Movies

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Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

House

House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Country: United States of America

Fool for Love

Fool for Love

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid

The Good Father

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Maa Kasam

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

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TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Days to next November 21

If November 21, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

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When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PC

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

King's Valley

King's Valley

Platform: MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 21, 1985?

On November 21, 1985 several famous people were born including, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jesús Navas, Wayne Odesnik.

What was the number one song in November 21, 1985?

The number one song in the week of November 21, 1985 was We Built This City by Starship in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.

What were the top hits on November 21, 1985?

The top hits on November 21, 1985 were We Built This City by Starship, You Belong To The City by Glenn Frey, Separate Lives by Phil Collins in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey, Take On Me by A-ha in UK.


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