Monday 5 November 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tobias Enstrom and Nikolai Zherdev.
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 Feel For You by Chaka Khan 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 Alien or Colossus Chess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1984 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Tobias Enstrom: Swedish hockey player.
- Nikolai Zherdev: Ukrainian-Russian hockey player.
- Ryan Thomas: MMA Fighter.
- Jon Cornish: Canadian football player.
- Tobias Enström: Swedish ice hockey player.
- Nick Folk: American football player
- Baruto Kaito: Estonian sumo wrestler
- Nick Tandy: English race car driver
- Nikolay Zherdev: Ukrainian-Russian ice hockey player
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
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- David Bowie - Blue Jean
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Dennis DeYoung - Desert Moon
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