Monday July 02, 1984

US date format: 7/2/1984, UK date format: 2/7/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Johnny Weir and Vanessa Lee Chester. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Last Starfighter, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Wired by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Learning with FuzzyWOMP or Karateka.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • Standard Oil of California changes its company name to Chevron.

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Movies

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The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Country: United States of America

Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

Country: United States of America

Desperate Teenage Lovedolls

Desperate Teenage Lovedolls

Directed by: David Markey

Starring: Jennifer Schwartz, Hilary Rubens, Janet Housden, Kim Pilkington

Splatter University

Splatter University

Directed by: Richard W. Haines

Starring: Forbes Riley, Ric Randig, Dick Biel, Kathy LaCommare

The Hit

The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

They Came from Somewhere Else

They Came from Somewhere Else

Brothers

Brothers

Poor Little Rich Girls

Poor Little Rich Girls

Weekend Playhouse

Weekend Playhouse

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wired by Bob Woodward

Wired

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Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

Balls

By:

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Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories by Saul Bellow

Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories

By:

Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.

Full Circle by Danielle Steel

Full Circle

By:

The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

The Witches Of Eastwick by John Updike

The Witches Of Eastwick

By:

Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Karateka

Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, C64, MS-DOS, Apple II series, PC-88

Genre: Platformer, beat 'em up

Publisher: Datasoft Inc, U.S. Gold, Comptiq

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On July 02, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 02, 1984?

On July 02, 1984 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 02, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 02, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on July 02, 1984?

On July 02, 1984 several famous people were born including, Johnny Weir, Vanessa Lee Chester, Thomas Kortegaard.

Which famous people died on July 02, 1984?

Famous people died on July 02, 1984 include, Ramiro Cortes, Paul Dozois.

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

The number one song in the week of July 02, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK.

What were the top hits on July 02, 1984?

The top hits on July 02, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen, Jump (For My Love) by Pointer Sisters in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Hole In My Shoe by neil in UK.


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