Thursday 17 May 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christian Bolanos and Passenger .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie.
In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddy's Rescue Roundup or Gust Buster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1984 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Christian Bolanos: Costa Rican footballer.
- Passenger : Rock Singer.
- Christian Bolaños: Costa Rican footballer.
- Christine Ohuruogu: English runner.
- Christine Robinson: Canadian water polo player.
- Cincinnati Reds' Mario Soto throws four strikeouts in one inning.
- Mai Shanley, age 21 of New Mexico, crowned 33rd Miss USA.
- Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a ''monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend,'' sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
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