Wednesday 31 October 1984, Halloween
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 October 1984 ?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Misha Mansoor: Guitarist.
- Scott Clifton: Soap Opera Actor.
- NepentheZ : YouTube Star.
- Pat Murray: American football player.
- Amanda Pascoe: Australian swimmer.
- Nicole Rash: American model and actress Miss Indiana 2007
- Puerto Rican tanker, San Francisco explodes spilling 2 million gallons of oil as ship caught fire
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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