Wednesday 11 July 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince.
In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
Cloak & Dagger, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Full Circle by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1984 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Rachael Taylor: Movie Actress.
- Hokuto Konishi: Dancer.
- Jacoby Jones: Football Player.
- Yorman Bazardo: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Tanith Belbin: Canadian-American ice dancer.
- Hitomi Hyuga: Japanese actress
- : Japanese-American dancer
- Joe Pavelski: American ice hockey player
- Morné Steyn: South African rugby player
- Karel Mengelberg: Composer, dies at 81.
- 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
- All star MVP: Gary Carter (Montreal Expos)
- Government orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989
- Lucas Mangope re-elected President of Bophuthatswana
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Laura Branigan - Self Control
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Huey Lewis and the News - The Heart Of Rock & Roll
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- ZZ Top - Legs
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