Sunday 28 October 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amanda Paige and Obafemi Martins.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joff, 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 Box of Delights.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gauntlet or Mr. Do's Wild Ride.
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1984 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Amanda Paige: American model.
- Obafemi Martins: Soccer Player.
- Philip Wang: Film Producer.
- Finn Wittrock: Soap Opera Actor.
- Bryn Evans: New Zealander rugby player.
- 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Madonna - Lucky Star
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
- Prince - Let's Go Crazy
- I'm So Excited '84 - Pointer Sisters
- Rod Stewart - Some Guys Have All The Luck
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