Wednesday 25 April 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jessie Hooker and Robert Andino.
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.
The Toxic Avenger, directed by Michael Herz, 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 Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or The Black Onyx.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1984 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Jessie Hooker: American noted family, Judy Garland's first grandchild.
- Robert Andino: American baseball player.
- Melonie Diaz: American actress and producer.
- Jen Johnson: American model and actress.
- Isaac Songok: Kenyan runner.
- Andre' Woodson: American football player and coach
- Richard Benedict: Actor (Okinawa), dies at 64 of a heart attack.
- Rock group Wings disbands.
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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