Thursday 30 August 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Terry and Anthony Ireland.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner.
In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Amadeus, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bird of Prey 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fruity Frank or Mikie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1984 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:30 August
- 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) - Discovery 1 - launched (6 days).
- Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
- Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36
- STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.
- ''STS-41-D'': The Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' takes off on its maiden voyage.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- John Waite - Missing You
- Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Cyndi Lauper - She Bop
- Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night
- Prince - Let's Go Crazy
- Huey Lewis & The News - If This Is It
- Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again
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