Sunday April 01, 1984

US date format: 4/1/1984, UK date format: 1/4/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Gilberto Macena . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. The NeverEnding Story, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Night Sky by Clare Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing High Noon or Champion Boxing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • American singer Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in Los Angeles, California at age 44 (born 1939).
  • 14th Easter Seal Telethon raises US$24,600,000.

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Movies

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The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States of America

Moscow on the Hudson

Moscow on the Hudson

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States of America

Police Academy

Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 5 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Night Sky by Clare Francis

Night Sky

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In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald

One More Sunday

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Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

High Noon

High Noon

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ocean Software

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000,[1] MSX

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Sega

F-1 Race

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Hogan's Alley

Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Dropzone

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 01, 1984?

On April 01, 1984 several famous people were born including, Gilberto Macena.

Which famous people died on April 01, 1984?

Famous people died on April 01, 1984 include, Marvin Gaye.

What was the number one song in April 01, 1984?

The number one song in the week of April 01, 1984 was Footloose by Kenny Loggins in US and Hello by Lionel Richie in UK.

What were the top hits on April 01, 1984?

The top hits on April 01, 1984 were Footloose by Kenny Loggins, Somebody's Watching Me by Rockwell, Jump by Van Halen in US and Hello by Lionel Richie, You Take Me Up by The Thompson Twins, A Love Worth Waiting For by Shakin' Stevens in UK.


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