Monday 2 January 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1984 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
Famous Birthdays:02 January
- Riot in Tunis kills over 100.
- Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- That's Livin' Alright (From 'Auf Wiedershen Pet') - Joe Fagin
- A Rockin' Good Way - Shaky & Bonnie
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?