Thursday 5 January 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amanda Hearst and Derrick Atkins.
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 Cobra Command or Kung-Fu Heroes.
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 5 January 1984 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:05 January
- Adrian Dantly (Utah Jazz), ties NBA record of 28 free throws.
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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