Thursday 27 December 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tye'sha Fluker and Black M.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Man from Moscow.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight or Circus Charlie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1984 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Tye'sha Fluker: American basketball player.
- Black M: French-Guinean rapper, his stage name was originally "Black Mesrine", inspired by the famous gangster Jacques Mesrines.
- Gilles Simon: French professional tennis player (and excellent amateur pianist), Gilles grew up in the suburbs of Paris.
- Pleasure P: American R&B Singer (Pretty Ricky).
- Andrejs Perepļotkins: Ukrainian-Latvian footballer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Status Quo - Marguerita Time
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
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