Sunday December 02, 1984

US date format: 12/2/1984, UK date format: 2/12/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Candice Pascal and Action Bronson. 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 Champion Boxing or Castle Nightmare.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana

Events

  • 4th meeting of Giants-Jets, Giants even series at 2 with 20-10 win
  • Bob Holland takes 9-83 for New South Wales against South Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Bhopal Disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, kills more than 8,000 people outright and injures over half a million (with more later dying from their injuries the death toll is now 23,000+) in the worst industrial disaster in history.
  • British Telecom is privatised.

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Movies

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Dune

Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Country: United States of America

The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Country: United States of America

City Heat

City Heat

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn

Nomad Riders

Nomad Riders

Directed by: Frank Roach

Starring: Tony Laschi, Wayne Chema, Richard Kluck, Ron Gregg

Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 02, 1984

Sport Games on December 02, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 20 - 17
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 26 - 10
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 13 - 16
  • Detroit Lions - Seattle Seahawks : 17 - 38
  • Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills : 15 - 21
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TV Series

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Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Days to next December 02

If December 02, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 7 days.
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Books

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Close Encounters by Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates

Close Encounters

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Mike Wallace. His very name conjures up a certain kind of journalism -- smart, informed, intense, and groundbreaking. Who else has wrangled sit-downs with his roster of world leaders and criminals,

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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.

Ride A Pale Horse by Helen MacInnes

Ride A Pale Horse

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When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview.

Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness by George Burns

Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

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The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Strategy[2] board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park

Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park

Platform: ColecoVision, MSX

Genre: Action

Publisher: Coleco Industries, Inc.

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

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

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Castle Nightmare

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

Colossus Chess

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 02, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 02, 1984?

On December 02, 1984 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 02, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 02, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on December 02, 1984?

On December 02, 1984 several famous people were born including, Candice Pascal, Action Bronson, Dimitri Dragin.

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

The number one song in the week of December 02, 1984 was Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham! in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK.

What were the top hits on December 02, 1984?

The top hits on December 02, 1984 were Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!, Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates, I Feel For You by Chaka Khan in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, The Power Of Love by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.


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