Saturday June 02, 1984

US date format: 6/2/1984, UK date format: 2/6/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 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 Tyler Farrar and Max Boyer. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lazy Jones or Draconian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • Welcome To Fun Zone hosted by Dr Demento airs on NBC-TV
  • Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
  • Operation Bluestar, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for the Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6 with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.

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Movies

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Saaransh

Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States of America

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States of America

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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

TV Series

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by:

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Six Centuries of Verse

Six Centuries of Verse

Directed by: Richard Mervyn

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner

Mafia Princess

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Mafia Princess

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

Caveat by Alexander M. Haig Jr

Caveat

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Caveat: Realism, Reagan and Foreign Policy, by Haig, Alexander M. Jr.

The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda

The Fire From Within

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Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Janitor Joe

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Agent USA

Agent USA

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Strategy

Publisher: Scholastic

Draconian

Draconian

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (32Kb ECB)

Publisher: Tom Mix Software

On-Court Tennis

On-Court Tennis

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Traditional tennis simulation

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 02, 1984 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 02, 1984?

On June 02, 1984 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 02, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 02, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on June 02, 1984?

On June 02, 1984 several famous people were born including, Tyler Farrar, Max Boyer.

Which famous people died on June 02, 1984?

Famous people died on June 02, 1984 include, Georgios Kasassoglou.

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

The number one song in the week of June 02, 1984 was Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! in UK.

What were the top hits on June 02, 1984?

The top hits on June 02, 1984 were Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams, Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper, Hello by Lionel Richie in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham!, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in UK.