Monday 12 November 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!.
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.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Sepp De Roover: Belgian footballer.
- Benjamin Okolski: American figure skater.
- Conrad Rautenbach: Zimbabwean race car driver.
- Yan Zi: Chinese tennis player.
- Omarion : American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter (B2K).
- Sandara Park: South Korean actor, singer/rapper of (2NE1)
- Chester Himes: American-Spanish author (d. 1984).
- Paul McCartney releases We All Stand Together
- Space shuttle astronauts snare a satellite; first space salvage.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Sheena Easton - Strut
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
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