Wednesday May 02, 1984

US date format: 5/2/1984, UK date format: 2/5/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Saulius Mikoliunas and Saulius Mikoliūnas. 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 Jet Set Willy or Hyper Sports.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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Events

  • Sunday in the Park with George opens at Booth NYC for 604 performances
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Movies

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Country: United States of America

Love Streams

Love Streams

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

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

Carmen

Carmen

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Faith Esham

The Natural

The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States of America

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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

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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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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?

The Great Space Race

The Great Space Race

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Legend

Ben Bero Beh

Ben Bero Beh

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Jet Set Willy

Jet Set Willy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Dragon 32, Atari 8-bit family, MSX, Amstrad CPC, MTX, TI-99/4A

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Software Projects Tynesoft (Atari 8-bit)

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 02, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 02, 1984?

On May 02, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 02, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 02, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on May 02, 1984?

On May 02, 1984 several famous people were born including, Saulius Mikoliunas, Saulius Mikoliūnas, Thabo Sefolosha.

Which famous people died on May 02, 1984?

Famous people died on May 02, 1984 include, Piet van Aken.

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

The number one song in the week of May 02, 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 02, 1984?

The top hits on May 02, 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.