Monday 19 November 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 19 November 1984 ?
- Dawid Kucharski: Polish football player.
- Brittany Maynard: American activist (d. 2014).
- Janus del Prado: Filipino actor.
- Lindsay Ellingson: Model.
- George D Aiken: (Sen-R-Vt, 1941-75), dies at 92.
- Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
- New York Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
- San Juanico Disaster: A series of explosions at the PEMEX petroleum storage facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec in Mexico City starts a major fire and kills about 500 people.
- An East Rail train derails between Sheung Shui and Fanling stations, Hong Kong.
- Band Aid records the charity single ampquotDo They Know It's Christmas?ampquot to raise money to combat the famine in Ethiopia. It is released December 3, 1984. Band Aid – Do They Know It's Christmas? Retrieved November 17, 2011.
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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
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Sheena Easton - Strut
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
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