Tuesday 3 January 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Miloš Juhász and Billy Mehmet.
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 45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Great Swordsman or Mickey's Space Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1984 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Miloš Juhász: Slovak footballer.
- Billy Mehmet: English-Irish footballer.
- Arif Suyono: Indonesian footballer.
- Syria frees captured US pilot after appeal from Jesse Jackson.
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan meets with Navy Lieutenant Robert Goodman and the Reverend Jesse Jackson at the White House, following Lieutenant Goodman's release from Syrian captivity.
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
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
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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