Monday August 06, 1984

US date format: 8/6/1984, UK date format: 6/8/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 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 Sofia Essaïdi and Eva-Maria Hoch. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Sam's Son, directed by Michael Landon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroats or Carriers at War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • 203.05 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • Carl Lewis wins his second (long jump) gold medal in Summer Olympics.

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Movies

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Sam's Son

Sam's Son

Directed by: Michael Landon

Starring: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hallie Todd

Dreamscape

Dreamscape

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

The Woman in Red

The Woman in Red

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna

Sheena

Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Call to Glory

Call to Glory

Lyudi i delfiny

Lyudi i delfiny

Comedy Zone

Comedy Zone

Our Backyard

Our Backyard

Days to next August 06

If August 06, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

Past Imperfect by Joan Collins

Past Imperfect

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Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

Full Circle by Danielle Steel

Full Circle

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The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Excitebike

Excitebike

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, NEC PC-8801, X1, Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube (Animal Crossing)

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Nintendo Hudson Soft (PC-8801, X1)

Cutthroats

Cutthroats

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Carriers at War

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

Mr. Kougar

Mr. Kougar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Amstrad CPC

Genre: Defender (video game) clone

Publisher: Micro Power

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 06, 1984?

On August 06, 1984 several famous people were born including, Sofia Essaïdi, Vedad Ibisevic, Eva-Maria Hoch.

What was the number one song in August 06, 1984?

The number one song in the week of August 06, 1984 was Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr. in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on August 06, 1984?

The top hits on August 06, 1984 were Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., When Doves Cry by Prince, State Of Shock by Jacksons in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Agadoo by Black Lace in UK.


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