Friday 2 November 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mari Takahashi and Tamara Hope.
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.
A Nightmare on Elm Street, directed by Wes Craven, 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 The Box of Delights.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Jack or Marble Madness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1984 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Mari Takahashi: YouTube Star.
- Tamara Hope: Canadian actress and singer.
- Julia Stegner: German model.
- Margie V Barfield: US murderer, 1st woman electricuted in 22 years.
- Velma Barfield, American convicted murderer (Born 1932)
- Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
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
- John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
- David Bowie - Blue Jean
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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