Thursday 20 December 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bobby Morley and Sanjeeda Sheikh.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Starman, directed by John Carpenter, 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 City Lights.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conan: Hall of Volta or Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Bobby Morley: TV Actor.
- Sanjeeda Sheikh: Soap Opera Actress.
- Nikolaos Karabelas: Greek footballer.
- David Tavaré: Spanish singer and DJ.
- Gonzalo Marquez: Venezuelan baseball player (Born 1946).
- 33 unknown keyboard (piano) works of Johann Sebastion Bach are found in the Yale library.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- The Summit tunnel fire is the largest underground fire in history, as a freight train carrying over 1 million litres of petrol derails near the town of Todmorden in the Pennines.
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