Thursday 8 November 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kuntal Chandra and Yoko Mitsuya.
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 Clu Clu Land or Enchanted Scepters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1984 ?
- Kuntal Chandra: Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2012).
- Yoko Mitsuya: Japanese model and actress.
- Steven Webb: English actor.
- Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen: Composer, dies at 81.
- Anna Fisher becomes 1st mom to go into orbit
- STS 51-A mission launched. Anna Fisher becomes the first "mom" to go into orbit.
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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