On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • First NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - LA Clippers beat NY Knicks, 107-105
  • Larry Shue's "Foreigner" premieres in NYC
  • Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000, a then record for a contemporary work of art and for a living artist

Famous Birthdays

  • Miloš Krasić, Serbian soccer winger (46 caps; CSKA Moscow, Juventus), born in Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • Natalia Tena, English actress (Nymphadora Tonks in Harry Potter franchise), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Krasna, author (Dear Ruth), dies of a heart attack at 74