Saturday December 01, 1984
US date format: 12/1/1984, UK date format: 1/12/1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Michael Gibb and Charles Michael Davis.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Dune, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Close Encounters by Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pogo 1104.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clu Clu Land or Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 01, 1984?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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- Greg Page knocks out Gerrie Coetzee in 8 rounds for WBA heavyweight boxing title.
- 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (quarterback).
- Controlled Impact Demonstration: NASA crashes remote controlled Boeing 720.
- Roelof Frankot: Dutch painter and photographer (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1984?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 01If December 01, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 5 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?