Tuesday 30 October 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eva Marcille and David Mooney.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean.
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 The Dam Busters or Ghouls.
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1984 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Eva Marcille: American model and actress.
- David Mooney: Irish footballer.
- Isaac Ross: New Zealand rugby player.
- Tyson Strachan: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Madonna - Lucky Star
- John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
- David Bowie - Blue Jean
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
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