Thursday 1 November 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joff, 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.
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1984 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
Famous Birthdays:01 November
- Norman Krasna: American director producer screenwriter and playwright (d. 1984).
- 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
- Larry Shues Foreigner, premieres in New York City
- Despite Mike Bossy's four goals, New York Islanders lose 5-6 to Montreal Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick 77-3-4.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Madonna - Lucky Star
- On The Dark Side - John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band
- David Bowie - Blue Jean
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
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