Wednesday 21 March 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen.
In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits.
Police Academy, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 March 1984 ?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Tiago: Brazilian footballer.
- Tiago Roberto: Brazilian footballer.
- Guillermo Rodríguez: Uruguayan footballer.
- Grégory Mallet: French swimming champion, winner of an Olympic Silver medal in 2012.
- Shauna Grant: American porn actress and model (d. 1984).
- NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
- Soviet submarine crashes into USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier off Japan.
- Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Van Halen - Jump
- Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
- Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
- Huey Lewis & The News - I Want A New Drug
- Nena - 99 Luftballons
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Adult Education
- Christine McVie - Got A Hold On Me
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