Friday 6 April 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Willems and Max Bemis.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, 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 Teresa de Jesús.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bridge-It or Emerald Isle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1984 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- James Willems: YouTube Star.
- Max Bemis: American singer-songwriter (Say Anything Two Tongues and Max Bemis and the Painful Splits).
- Michaël Ciani: French footballer.
- Siboniso Gaxa: South African footballer.
- 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41-C)- Challenger 5 is launched; first time 11 people in space.
- 1st time 11 people in space
- The 56th Academy Awards, hosted by Jack Lemmon, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, with Terms of Endearment winning Best Picture. Best Actor: Robert Duvall, Best Actress: Shirley Maclaine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
- Van Halen - Jump
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Adult Education
- Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
- Lionel Richie - Hello
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