Sunday 22 July 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stewart Downing and Irina Kikkas.
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.
Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daley Thompson's Decathlon or Hareraiser.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1984 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Famous Birthdays:22 July
- 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St. Andrews
- 22nd Tennis Federation Cup: Czech beats Australia in Sao Paulo Brazil (2-1)
- Kathy Whitworth wins Rochester Golf International (her 85th win)
- Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
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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