Tuesday 24 July 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steve O'Rourke and Michaël Martinez.
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 Incunabula or Loco.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1984 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Steve O'Rourke: Irish Canadian.
- Michaël Martinez: French horse racing jockey, who rode for almost three years before his career was cut short due to a spill at Golden Gate Fields on 12 September 2010 when he was paralyzed from the waist down in a terrible fall.
- Patrick Harvey: Australian actor.
- Tyler Kyte: Canadian actor singer and drummer (Sweet Thing).
- Dhani Lennevald: Swedish singer and dancer (A-Teens).
- Steve Ballesteros wins British Open
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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