Tuesday 2 October 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marion Bartoli and Peter Birney.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, 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 Opzoek naar Yolanda.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lode Runner or Kentilla.
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- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Marion Bartoli: French tennis player, she lost the 2007 Wimbledon final won by Venus Williams(after defeating Hénin in the semi-final).
- Peter Birney: American noted family, the first born twin and son of Meredith Baxter and David Birney.
- Mollie Birney: American noted family, the second twin and daughter of Meredith Baxter and David Birney.
- John Morris: Movie Actor.
- 3 Cosmonauts return after a record 237 days in orbit
- In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0
- Richard Miller becomes first (former) FBI agent charged with espionage.
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