Thursday 5 July 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marion Trott and Paul Keegan.
In that special week of July 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 Gods Must Be Crazy, directed by Jamie Uys, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4 Nin Uchi Mahjong or Gauntlet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1984 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Marion Trott: German skeleton racer.
- Paul Keegan: Irish footballer.
- Danay Garcia: Cuban actress.
- Danay García: Cuban-American actress.
- Zack Miller: American golfer.
- Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old exclusionary rule-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
- US Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Laura Branigan - Self Control
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- Huey Lewis and the News - The Heart Of Rock & Roll
- ZZ Top - Legs
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