Tuesday May 01, 1984

US date format: 5/1/1984, UK date format: 1/5/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Martina Guiggi and Keiichiro Koyama. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Jack or Electrician.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy

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Movies

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States of America

The Natural

The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Another Country

Another Country

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

Fort Saganne

Fort Saganne

Directed by: Alain Corneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

The Bounty

The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

The Get Along Gang

The Get Along Gang

Partido Alto

Partido Alto

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman

The March Of Folly

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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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 .

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker

Unto This Hour

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This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

Electrician

Electrician

Platform: Atari 8-bit family Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Synapse Software Kemco

Cybertron Mission

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

Anter Planter

Anter Planter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Romik Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 01, 1984 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1984?

On May 01, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1984?

On May 01, 1984 several famous people were born including, Martina Guiggi, David Backes, Keiichiro Koyama.

Which famous people died on May 01, 1984?

Famous people died on May 01, 1984 include, Gordon Jenkins.

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

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1984 was Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1984?

The top hits on May 01, 1984 were Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins, Hello by Lionel Richie, Hold Me Now by Thompson Twins in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran, Automatic by The Pointer Sisters, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in UK.


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