Friday 31 August 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1984 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Aleksander Baldin: Estonian swimmer.
- Matti Breschel: Danish road bicycle racer.
- Charl Schwartzel: South African golfer.
- Ted Ligety: American alpine skier, the first to win 3 titles in the same World championship (Schladming 2013) since Jean-Claude Killy and the first to win 3 times the giant slalom (2011-13-15).
- Ryan Kesler: American ice hockey player.
- Audrey Wagner: American baseball player obstetrician and gynecologist (d. 1984).
- Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Prince - Let's Go Crazy
- John Waite - Missing You
- Cyndi Lauper - She Bop
- Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
- Huey Lewis & The News - If This Is It
- Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night
- Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?