Tuesday 24 January 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1984 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Witold Kie?tyka: Polish drummer (Decapitated) (d. 2007).
- Yana Toboso: Illustrator.
- Justin Baldoni: TV Actor.
- Jay Briscoe: American wrestler.
- Scott Kazmir: American baseball player.
- Witold Kiełtyka: Polish drummer (Decapitated and Dies Irae) (d. 2007)
- Paulo Gonçalves: Portuguese footballer
- Anne-Flore Marxer: French-Swiss snowboarder, she won the Freeride world Tour in 2011. In 2015, she was onr of the candidates at the TV adventures game "Dropped" on TF1 (Argentina). Like Sylvain Wiltord, Alain Bernard, Philippe Candeloro, and Jeannie Longo, she was not involved in the helicopter crash (but eye-witness).
- Paulo Sergio: Portuguese footballer
- Apple Computer introduces the Apple Macintosh computer. It features 7.83 MHz 32-bit Motorola 68000 processor, built-in 9-inch 512x342 graphics monochrome monitor, 3.5-inch diskette drive, and 128 kB RAM. Price is $2500, well above the original $1000 target.
- The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
- The Apple Macintosh is introduced.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Genesis - That's All
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
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