Saturday 1 December 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!.
In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits.
2010, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1984 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Charles Davis: TV Actor.
- Yolandi Visser: Rapper.
- Michael Gibb: American noted family, fourth son of Linda and Barry Gibb.
- Roelof Frankot: Dutch painter and photographer (d. 1984).
- Greg Page knocks out Gerrie Coetzee in 8 rounds for WBA heavyweight boxing title.
- 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (quarterback).
- Controlled Impact Demonstration: NASA crashes remote controlled Boeing 720.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
- Sheena Easton - Strut
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 1 December 1984 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?