November 1985 in history

November 1985 events chronologically

Nov 6 In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices
Nov 9 Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union
Nov 13 The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people
Nov 13 Xavier Suárez is sworn in as Miami's first Cuban-born mayor
Nov 15 A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes
Nov 15 The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald
Nov 19 Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1985

Nov 14 Thomas Vermaelen a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Belgium national football team, as a central defender.
Nov 18 Allyson Felix an American track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States. Her specialty is the 200 meters, winning the 2012 Olympic gold, two Olympic silver medals, and three world championship golds. She also competes at the 100 meters and the 400 meters distances, winning three Olympic gold medals as a member of the United States' women's relay teams, two at 4 x 400 meters and one as part of the world-record 4 x 100 meters team. Her three gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics are the most a female track athlete has won since 1988. As a participant in the US Anti-Doping Agency's "Project Believe" program, Felix is regularly tested to ensure that her body is free of performance-enhancing drugs
Nov 21 Carly Rae Jepsen a Canadian singer-songwriter from Mission, British Columbia currently based in Vancouver. In 2007, she placed third in Canadian Idol season five's competition and was a part of the Canadian Idol Top 3 concert tour. Shortly after competing on Canadian Idol, she independently released her debut album, Tug of War, through MapleMusic Recordings on September 30, 2008. Three years later, she released a new single, titled "Call Me Maybe", on Canadian label 604 Records, which was followed by the release of her debut EP titled Curiosity on February 14, 2012. In February 2012, pop singer Justin Bieber referred her to his manager, Scooter Braun, who subsequently signed Jepsen to his Schoolboy Records label while obtaining an American deal with global distribution on affiliate Interscope Records, after "Call Me Maybe" gained popularity on YouTube by reaching 400 million views. The single reached the number one spot on both the US Billboard and Canadian Hot 100, while also topping the charts in 19 other countries. Jepsen's musical influences include James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Van Morrison
Nov 21 Jesús Navas a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Manchester City as a right winger. His main assets are his quick dribbling, ability to run at opposing defenders and accurate crosses to the box
Nov 22 Asamoah Gyan a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Al Ain of the UAE Pro-League and captains the Ghanaian national team.
Nov 28 Álvaro Pereira a Uruguayan footballer who plays for São Paulo FC in Brazil, on loan from Internazionale. Mainly a left back, he can perform equally as a left midfielder
Nov 30 Kaley Cuoco an American actress, known for her roles as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules , Billie Jenkins on the final season of the supernatural drama series Charmed and Penny on the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory for which she won a Critics' Choice Television Award in 2013 and a People's Choice Award in 2014. Cuoco has also appeared in films such as To Be Fat like Me , Hop and Authors Anonymous. In October 2014, Cuoco was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1985

Nov 1 Phil Silvers best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Sergeant Bilko
Nov 5 Spencer W. Kimball an American business, civic, and religious leader, and was the twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The grandson of early Latter-day Saint apostle Heber Kimball, Kimball was born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, but spent most of his early life in Thatcher, Arizona, where his father, Andrew, farmed and served as the area's stake president. He served an LDS mission from 1914 to 1916, then worked for various banks in Arizona's Gila Valley as a clerk and bank teller. Kimball later co-founded a business selling bonds and insurance which, after weathering the Great Depression, became highly successful. Kimball served as a stake president in his hometown from 1938 to 1943, when he was called to serve as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Nov 13 Alexander Pokryshkin a top Soviet flying ace and a Marshal of the Soviet Air Force. He was made a Hero of the Soviet Union on three separate occasions
Nov 14 V. K. Wellington Koo Wellington Koo , whose Chinese name is variously romanized as Koo Vi Kyuin, Ku Wei-chün, and Gu Weijun, was a Chinese diplomat from the Republic of China. He was one of China's representatives at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919; served as an Ambassador to France, Great Britain and the United States; was a participant in the founding of the League of Nations and the United Nations; sat as a judge on the International Court of Justice in The Hague from 1957 to 1967. Between October 1926 and June 1927, while serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Koo briefly held the concurrent positions of acting Premier and interim President of the Republic of China. Koo is the first and only Chinese head of state known to use a Western name publicly
Nov 17 Lon Nol a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister of Cambodia twice , as well as serving repeatedly as Defense Minister. He led a military coup against Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970 and became the self-proclaimed President of the newly created Khmer Republic, ruling until 1975. He was the founder and leader of the short-lived Social Republican Party, and commander-in-chief of the Khmer National Armed Forces
Nov 25 Elsa Morante an Italian novelist, perhaps best known for her novel La storia.
Nov 27 Fernand Braudel a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. His scholarship focused on three main projects: The Mediterranean , Civilization and Capitalism , and the unfinished Identity of France. His reputation stems in part from his writings, but even more from his success in making the Annales School the most important engine of historical research in France and much of the world after 1950. As the dominant leader of the Annales School of historiography in the 1950s and 1960s, he exerted enormous influence on historical writing in France and other countries