On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1985

Historical Events

  • 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta
  • Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahn Hyun-Soo, South Korean short track skater, born in Seoul, South Korea
1985 Highlights

About November 23, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

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