On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1985

Historical Events

  • 1st AIDS theme TV movie - "An Early Frost" screens in US on NBC
  • Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
  • Yonkers is found guilty of segregating schools & housing

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessica Sierra, American Idol season 4 finalist
  • Luton Shelton, Jamaican soccer striker (75 caps; Vålerenga, Karabükspor, Sheffield United), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2021)
  • Robin Uthappa, Indian cricket player 'The Walking Assassin' , born in Kodagu, India
1985 Highlights

About November 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio