Sunday 6 May 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits.
The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1984 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki : American-Somali terrorist (d. 2013).
- Anton Babchuk: Ukrainian ice hockey player.
- Juan Carrizo: Argentinian footballer.
- Jessica Jordan: Model.
- Nessa Diab: TV Show Host.
- Bonner Pink: British Conservative Party politician (Born 1912).
- Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election
- Baltimore Orioles' player Cal Ripken Jr hits for the cycle.
- 103 Korean Martyrs are canonized by Pope John Paul II in Seoul
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
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