Explore what happened in1984

1984

1984 marks the year the world became aware of the famine in Ethiopia, prompting the European Economic Community to make £1.8 million available for humanitarian aid, and leading Irish musician Bob Geldof to form the Band Aid group, which would donate its profits to help fight the famine.

1984

On October 31st, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards, sparking murderous Anti-Sikh riots throughout the country. That same year, the Bhopal disaster occurs in the Madhya Pradesh region of India when a gas leak causes the death of over 8000 people in history’s worst industrial accident.

In Latin America, over a million people, led by politician Tancredo Neves, march in the streets of Sao Paulo to demand democratic elections in the largest demonstration in Brazilian history.

On November 6th, Ronal Reagan re-elected, a few months after calling for a ban on chemical weapons following Iran’s denunciation of Iraq’s use of such weapons.

In sports, the 1984 Summer Olympics are held in Los Angeles with the notable absence of the Soviet Union, who had announced their boycott of the event a few months before. On May 8th, the Chicago White Sox defeat the Milwaukee Brewers in the longest game in the history of Major League baseball, clocking in at eight hours.

In the arts, Bruce Springsteen released Born in the USA on June 4th and Terms of Endearment won five Oscars, including Best Picture.

In science and technology, Apple Computers released the Macintosh Personal Computer on January 4th, a day after airing the famous advertisement inspired by George Orwell’s 1984 and, later that year, U.S. scientists announce the discovery of the AIDS virus. Notable births in 1984 include American actress and comedian Kate McKinnon, American entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg and South African comedian and television host Trevor Noah.

Have a look at how Virginia, United States of America was like in 1984

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this year ?

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest

Country: United States

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Children of the Corn

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States

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Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Top Secret!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing

Country: United States

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in 1984 ?

Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Don’t miss the classic tale from King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, described by Publishers Weekly as “the most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written.”When

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Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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Popular names

Which were the top popular names given to babies born in 1984 in the USA ?

Top #10 male names
  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Matthew
  4. Joshua
  5. David
  6. Daniel
  7. James
  8. John
  9. Robert
  10. Joseph
Top #10 female names
  1. Jennifer
  2. Jessica
  3. Ashley
  4. Amanda
  5. Sarah
  6. Stephanie
  7. Nicole
  8. Melissa
  9. Heather
  10. Elizabeth

What happened in each day of 1984

Click on the dates below to find out what the world looked like in each day of 1984

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Qué pasó cada día del 1984

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01 Ene 1984 01 Feb 1984 01 Mar 1984 01 Abr 1984 01 May 1984 01 Jun 1984
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