Friday 6 January 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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 6 January 1984 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- AJ Hawk: Football Player.
- Kate McKinnon: Comedian.
- Kevin Strahle: YouTube Star.
- Diljit Dosanjh: Movie Actor.
- Eric Trump: American businessman and philanthropist.
- Sean O'Brien: Australian windsurfer
- Ernest Laszlo: Hungarian-U.
- Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41 B mission
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- That's Livin' Alright (From 'Auf Wiedershen Pet') - Joe Fagin
- A Rockin' Good Way - Shaky & Bonnie
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 6 January 1984 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?