On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Netherlands decides definitive sites for cruise missiles
  • Nostalgia Television begins on cable

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Pihlak, Estonian soccer forward (44 caps; FK Austria Wien), dies at 83
  • Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73