Monday 23 April 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Seka Aleksic and Jesse Soffer.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mr. Palfrey of Westminster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Seuss' Fix-Up the Mix-Up Puzzler or Mugsy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1984 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
- Seka Aleksic: Serbian turbofolk singer.
- Jesse Soffer: TV Actor.
- Joakim Hellstrand: YouTube Star.
- Alexandra Kosteniuk: Russian chess player.
- AIDS-virus identified (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
- In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurs.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
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