Wednesday 25 July 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Avi Vinocur and Lauriane Gilliéron.
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 Flightmare or Music Construction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 July 1984 ?
- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Avi Vinocur: American musician.
- Lauriane Gilliéron: Swiss model Miss Switzerland 2005.
- Loukas Mavrokefalidis: Greek basketball player.
- Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space
- Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
- ''Salyut 7'': Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
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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