Sunday 22 January 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ubaldo Jimenez and Marcus Branstad.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes.
In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits.
while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Millipede or Gyrodine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 January 1984 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Ubaldo Jimenez: Dominican baseball player.
- Marcus Branstad: American noted famly member, he is the son of then Iowa Governor Branstad and his wife Chris.
- Ben Eager: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ubaldo Jiménez: Dominican baseball player.
- Leon Powe: American basketball player.
- Maceo Rigters: Dutch footballer
- Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Washington Redskins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
- Apple Computer runs its "1984" 60 second TV commercial during the NFL SuperBowl football game, introducing the Macintosh computer, without showing the computer, or listing features. Apple Computer runs the ad publicly only once, but dozens of news and talk shows replay it, making it one of the most memorable advertisements in TV history.
- Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates.
- The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous ''1984'' television commercial.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
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