Thursday July 05, 1984
US date format: 7/5/1984, UK date format: 5/7/1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Danay Garcia and Paul Keegan.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince.
In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Starfighter, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Wired by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superstar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Learning with FuzzyWOMP or 1942.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 05, 1984?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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- Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old exclusionary rule-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
- US Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 05, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Laura Branigan - Self Control
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- Huey Lewis and the News - The Heart Of Rock & Roll
- ZZ Top - Legs
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy
- Patrice Rushen - Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)
- O'Bryan - Lovelite
- Ollie And Jerry - Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- The Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- R.J.'S Latest Arrival - Shackles
- Cherelle - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 05If July 05, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 2 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?