Friday 4 May 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Meier and Christian Howard.
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 Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Cruiser or Montezuma's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1984 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Sarah Meier: Swiss figure skater.
- Christian Howard
- Montell Owens: American football player.
- Manjural Rana: Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2007).
- Kevin Slowey: American baseball player.
- Brad Maddox: American wrestler and referee.
- Manjural Islam: Bangladeshi test cricket player (d. 2007).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
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