Wednesday February 1, 1984
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Thompson Young and Abbi Jacobson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club.
In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
Mashaal, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enchanted Scepters or Grobda.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 February 1984
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1984 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Lee Thompson Young: American actor.
- Abbi Jacobson: American comedian writer actress and illustrator.
- Lee Young: TV Actor.
- Lee Thompson Young: Actor.
- Sandra Seifert: Filipino model and activist Miss Earth-Air 2009.
- China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations.
- Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed February 3).
- Daniel Stern becomes NBA commissioner.
- Dr. John Buster and the research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center announce history's first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.
- STS-41-B: Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' is launched on the 10th space shuttle mission.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Genesis - That's All
- Christopher Cross - Think Of Laura
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Pink Houses
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?