Thursday 19 July 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince.
In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
Revenge of the Nerds, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1984 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Kaitlin Doubleday: Soap Opera Actress.
- Andrea Libman: Canadian actress and voice actress.
- Alessandra De Rossi: English-Filipino actress.
- Lasse Gjertsen: Norwegian animator and director.
- Matthias Gräff: Austrian painter.
- Diana Mocanu: Romanian swimmer
- Adam Morrison: American basketball player
- Ryan O'Byrne: Canadian ice hockey player
- Lewis Price: Welsh footballer
- Holly Roffey: England, United Kingdom -- Youngest heart transplant
- 1st female to captain a 747 across Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer)
- Geraldine A Ferraro, (Rep-D-NY), wins Democratic VP nomination
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- ZZ Top - Legs
- Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
- Rod Stewart - Infatuation
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