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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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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

Toy Story

Toy Story

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Heat

Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1985?
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House by Tracy Kidder

House

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Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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.

The Immigrant'S Daughter by Howard Fast

The Immigrant'S Daughter

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In this triumphant conclusion to the Lavette saga, Howard Fast brings the story up to the present, to the fourth generation.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

The Vampire Lestat

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Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock