What Happened on November 19, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Herb Gardner's "I'm Not Rappaport" premieres in NYC
  • In the largest civil verdict in US history, Pennzoil wins $10.53 billion judgement against Texaco

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Eagles, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies
  • Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Penny], 1st African American film star, dies of pneumonia 83