Saturday 17 November 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kat DeLuna and Amanda Evora.
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.
Supergirl, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, 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.
On TV people were watching The Box of Delights.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Biz or Duck Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1984 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kat DeLuna: American singer.
- Amanda Evora: American figure skater.
- Park Han-byul: South Korean model and actress.
- Jan Novak: Composer, dies at 63.
- Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
- Golden State Warriors' player scores 59 points losing to New Jersey Nets 124-110.
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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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