Saturday 29 December 1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sean Stone and Nicola Foti.
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 Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie or Deus Ex Machina.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1984 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Sean Stone: American actor, film director, producer, cinematographer and screenwriter.
- Nicola Foti: YouTube Star.
- Reimo Tamm: Estonian basketball player.
- Leo Robin: American composer and songwriter (d. 1984).
- 5th United Negro College Fund
- Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
- Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parliamentary elections.
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?