Wednesday 18 April 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include America Ferrera and Sokoudjou .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, 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 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie or The Death Trap.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1984 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- America Ferrera: American actress whose portrayal of the title character in the American TV series "Ugly Betty" put her firmly in the public eye.
- Sokoudjou : Cameroonian mixed martial artist.
- Red Bryant: American football player.
- John Lee Mahin: screenwriter, dies of emphysema at age 81.
- Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
- Joan Benoit runs world record female marathon (2:22:43)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
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