Thursday August 02, 1984

US date format: 8/2/1984, UK date format: 2/8/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Brandon Browner and Giampaolo Pazzini. In that special week of August people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cloak & Dagger or Freddy's Rescue Roundup.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Movies

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Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States of America

The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States of America

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States of America

Meatballs Part II

Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Let's Parlez Franglais

Let's Parlez Franglais

Tiempo de morir

Tiempo de morir

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Days to next August 02

If August 02, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 1 month, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

Balls

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Mint copies

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 .

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger

Platform: Arcade Game

Publisher: Atari

Magical Tree

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Frak!

Frak!

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Aardvark (BBC / Electron) Statesoft (C64)

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Great Swordsman

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 02, 1984?

On August 02, 1984 several famous people were born including, Brandon Browner, Giampaolo Pazzini, Britt Nicole.

What was the number one song in August 02, 1984?

The number one song in the week of August 02, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on August 02, 1984?

The top hits on August 02, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., State Of Shock by Jacksons in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Agadoo by Black Lace in UK.


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