Thursday 18 October 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Vonn and Esperanza Spalding.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Blood Simple., directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big Deal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hyper Sports or Invasion of the Body Snatchas!.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Lindsey Vonn: American alpine skier, one of the greatest in the history of this sport.
- Esperanza Spalding: Jazz Singer.
- Freida Pinto: Indian actress and model.
- Robert Harting: German discus thrower.
- Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51A mission
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Madonna - Lucky Star
- Prince - Let's Go Crazy
- The Cars - Drive
- Bruce Springsteen - Cover Me
- John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
- Prince - Purple Rain
- I'm So Excited '84 - Pointer Sisters
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