Sunday 1 January 1984, NewYear’s Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cheung Kin Fung and Abby McGrew.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cloak & Dagger or Dropzone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1984 ?
- Cheung Kin Fung: Hong Kong footballer.
- Abby McGrew: Family Member.
- Christian Eigler: German footballer.
- Mohammed Ghaddar: Lebanese footballer.
- Paolo Guerrero: Peruvian footballer.
- Alok Kapali: Bangladeshi cricketer
- Cheung Fung: Hong Kong footballer
- Stefano Pastrello: Italian footballer
- Rubens Sambueza: Argentinian footballer
- Michael Witt: Australian rugby league footballer
- New York City transit fare rises from 75 cents to 90 cents
- The Sultanate of Brunei becomes independent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- The original American Telephone & Telegraph Company is divested of its 22 Bell System companies as a result of the settlement of the 1974 United States Department of Justice antitrust suit against AT&T.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- That's Livin' Alright (From 'Auf Wiedershen Pet') - Joe Fagin
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Shaky & Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way
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