Saturday 14 January 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mia Martina and Chris Slater.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits.
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing River Patrol or Hyper Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1984 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Mia Martina: Pop Singer.
- Chris Slater: Soccer Player.
- Erick Aybar: Professional baseball player.
- Erika Matsuo: Japanese violinist.
- Fred Matua: American football player (d. 2012).
- Paul Ben Haim: Composer, dies at 86.
- Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus: Dutch sexuologist (Dutch Society for Sexual Reformation-NVSH), dies at age 55.
- Ray Kroc: American entrepreneur of the fast food business who opened his first McDonald's hamburger store in Des Plaines, IL in 1955, after working as a multi-mixer salesman for 17 years.
- Madonna 1st sings Holiday on American Bandstand
- Ray Kroc, founder of MacDonalds/owner San Diego Padres, dies at age 82 (born 1902).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
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