On This Day

November 1985 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 5 "News" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Nov 9 "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 18 Paul McCartney releases "Spies Like Us"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Tanaka Koki, Japanese idol and singer (member of KAT-TUN), born in Chiba, Japan
  • Nov 5 Kate DeAraugo, Australian singer (3rd winner of Australian Idol 2005), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov 10 Ricki-Lee Coulter, Australian singer (Hell No!), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Person of interestCarly Rae Jepsen

Nov 21 Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer ("Call Me Maybe"), born in Mission, British Columbia

  • Nov 24 Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • Nov 26 Lil' Fizz [Dreux Pierre Frédéric], American singer (B2K), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 27 Klara Elias [Klara Ósk Elíasdóttir], Icelandic pop singer (Nylon), born in Sweden

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 24 Big Joe Turner, American singer (b. 1911)