Friday 9 November 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Delta Goodrem and French Montana.
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.
Night of the Comet, directed by Thom Eberhardt, 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 Anter Planter or Colossus Chess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1984 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Delta Goodrem: Australian singer-songwriter, barefoot pianist, actor, and cancer survivor.
- French Montana: Rapper.
- Ku Hye-sun: TV Actress.
- Seven : South Korean singer dancer and actor.
- Joel Zumaya: American baseball player.
- Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed.
- Most shots in a New York Islanders game - 88 - Islanders 45, New York Rangers 43.
- Cesar Chavez delivers his speech, quotWhat The Future Holds For Farm Workers And Hispanicsquot, at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.
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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