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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1985: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1985?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1985 Netherlands decides definative sites for cruise missiles
  • 03 Nov 1985 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
  • 05 Nov 1985 News opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 06 Nov 1985 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB
  • 08 Nov 1985 Atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission
  • 09 Nov 1985 News closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 10 Nov 1985 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • 11 Nov 1985 1st AIDS theme TV movie - An Early Frost
  • 12 Nov 1985 Secretary in Ann Arbor Michigan wounded by package bomb
  • 13 Nov 1985 Dwight Gooden, youngest 20-game winner in Major League Baseball, wins Cy Young award.
  • 14 Nov 1985 Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers
  • 15 Nov 1985 In separate events, mail bombs kill two people in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 17 Nov 1985 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM, New York
  • 18 Nov 1985 Dwight Gooden (NL) and Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young
  • 19 Nov 1985 President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for 1st time
  • 20 Nov 1985 New York Yankees' Don Mattingly named American League Most Valuable Player.
  • 21 Nov 1985 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.
  • 22 Nov 1985 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
  • 23 Nov 1985 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijack Egyptair jet in Malta
  • 24 Nov 1985 73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24
  • 25 Nov 1985 White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen, is named AL Rookie of Year
  • 26 Nov 1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B) - Atlantis 2 is launched
  • 27 Nov 1985 Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 28 Nov 1985 6th Belgium government of Martens forms
  • 29 Nov 1985 Ibero-American States Organization for Education, Science and Culture (Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación la Ciencia y la Cultura) (OEI) created.

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Movies

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A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Release year: 1985

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Clue

Clue

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1985?
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Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies by Lewis Grizzard

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies

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From New York Times Bestselling Author Lewis Grizzard ...John Wayne had it. True Grit, that is. Bestselling humorist and philosopher Lewis Grizzard looked for other Americans with true grit.

Lucky by Jackie Collins

Lucky

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Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

Goddess by Anthony Summers

Goddess

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She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.