Thursday 12 July 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gareth Gates and El Generico.
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.
On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dallas Quest or Hydlide.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1984 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Gareth Gates: Pop Singer.
- El Generico: Wrestler.
- Davey Wavey: YouTube Star.
- Sami Zayn: Canadian wrestler.
- Jonathan Lewis: American football player.
- Natalie Martinez: American actress
- Michael McGovern: Irish footballer
- Yoshino Nanjō: Japanese voice actress and singer (FripSide)
- Geraldine Ferraro, New York becomes 1st woman major-party VP candidate
- In San Francisco, the Democratic National Convention nominates Walter F. Mondale for U.S. President, and Geraldine Ferraro for Vice President.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Laura Branigan - Self Control
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Huey Lewis and the News - The Heart Of Rock & Roll
- ZZ Top - Legs
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