Tuesday 14 August 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Soderling and Giorgio Chiellini.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr..
In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, directed by W.D. Richter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien or The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1984 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Robin Soderling: Swedish tennis player.
- Giorgio Chiellini: Soccer Player.
- Nick Grimshaw: British radio DJ and television presenter.
- Love: Reality Star.
- Simon Andrews: English motorcycle racer (d. 2014).
- Eva Birnerová: Czech tennis player
- Clay Buchholz: American baseball player
- Kunzang Choden: Bhutanese target shooter
- Josh Gorges: Canadian ice hockey player
- Nicola Slater: Scottish tennis player
- Robin Söderling: Swedish tennis player
- West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England
- IBM releases the IBM PC/AT, with 6 MHz 80286 processor, MS-DOS 3.0, 256 kB RAM, and 1.2 MB floppy drive, for prices starting at US$4000.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
- Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
- John Waite - Missing You
- Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
- Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night
- Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again
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