Monday 23 July 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1984 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Walter Gargano: Uruguayan footballer.
- Matthew Murphy: English singer and guitarist (The Wombats).
- Brandon Roy: American professional basketball player.
- Celeste Thorson: American actress producer and screenwriter.
- Lloyd Gough: Actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77.
- Kansas City Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
- Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
- Vanessa Lynn Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown, after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Rod Stewart - Infatuation
- Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
- ZZ Top - Legs
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
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