Sunday 2 December 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Mate and Candice Pascal.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 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.
On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diamond Mine or Illusions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 December 1984 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Peter Mate: Hungarian footballer.
- Candice Pascal: French professional dancer.
- Péter Máté: Hungarian footballer.
- 4th meeting of Giants-Jets, Giants even series at 2 with 20-10 win
- Bob Holland takes 9-83 for New South Wales against South Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground.
- Bhopal Disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, kills more than 8,000 people outright and injures over half a million (with more later dying from their injuries the death toll is now 23,000+) in the worst industrial disaster in history.
- British Telecom is privatised.
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
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
- Sheena Easton - Strut
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
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