Wednesday 5 December 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lauren London and Chris Solinsky.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
The Cotton Club, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Onyx or Gift from the Gods.
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
Famous Birthdays:05 December
- Adam Malik: Third Vice President of Indonesia (Born 1917).
- Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
- French colonies kill ten Kanaken in New Caledonia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
- The Honeydrippers - Sea Of Love
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Pat Benatar - We Belong
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