Saturday 4 August 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince.
In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, directed by W.D. Richter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Lincoln by Gore Vidal 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 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1984 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
Famous Birthdays:04 August
- Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
- Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100m dash at Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
- Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit home run.
- The Republic of Upper Volta changes its name to Burkina Faso.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
- Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
- Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
- Rod Stewart - Infatuation
- Breakin'.. There's No Stoppin' Us - Ollie & Jerry
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 4 August 1984 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?