Saturday 24 March 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benoit Assou-Ekotto and Chris Bosh.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen.
In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits.
Romancing the Stone, directed by Robert Zemeckis, 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 Teresa de Jesús.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent USA or Alien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1984 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Benoit Assou-Ekotto: French footballer.
- Chris Bosh: American basketball player.
- Park Bom: South Korean singer (2NE1).
- Benoît Assou-Ekotto: French-Cameroonian footballer.
- Adrian D'Souza: Indian field hockey player.
- Lucy Kabuu: Kenyan runner
- Sam Jaffe: Actor (Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 93.
- IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
- Sam Jaffe, American actor (Dr Zorba - Ben Casey), dies of cancer at age 93 (born 1891).
- Igor Malkov skates world record 10 km (14:01.51).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Van Halen - Jump
- Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
- Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
- Huey Lewis & The News - I Want A New Drug
- Nena - 99 Luftballons
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Adult Education
- Christine McVie - Got A Hold On Me
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