What Happened on November 18, 1985

Historical Events

Sports History

Dwight Gooden (NL) & Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young

  • Enterprise (OV-101) flies from Kennedy Space Center to Dulles Airport
  • Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC (WXRK 92.3 FM-afternoons)

Spies Like Us

Paul McCartney releases film theme single "Spies Like Us"

1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Allyson Felix, American athlete (7 x Olympic gold 200m/400m/relays 2008, 12, 16, 20), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Christian Siriano, American fashion designer and Project Runway winner (season 4), born in Annapolis, Maryland
Born in 1985

Famous Divorces

Janet Jackson

American actress-singer Janet Jackson (19) and American R&B singer James DeBarge (22) have marriage annulled after less than a year

About November 18, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Built This City - Starship
  • UK #1 Song: A Good Heart - Feargal Sharkey