Sunday 9 December 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Starman, directed by John Carpenter, 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.
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1984 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Michael Adam: German politician.
- Ángel Guirado: Spanish Filipino footballer.
- Leon Hall: American football player.
- Razzle: English drummer (Hanoi Rocks) (Born 1960).
- 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
- LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yards
- Vicki Alvarez / Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
- Iranian commandos end six-day capture of Kuwaiti plane.
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- 59th Australian Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Sukova (6-7, 6-1, 6-3).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
- The Honeydrippers - Sea Of Love
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Pat Benatar - We Belong
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