Thursday December 06, 1984

US date format: 12/6/1984, UK date format: 6/12/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Kelly Frye and Syndric Steptoe. 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. Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Julie by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasia Diamond or Castle of Terror.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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Events

  • Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill second hostage.

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Movies

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Starman

Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Zeljko Ivanek, Charles Durning, Louise Latham

Runaway

Runaway

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes, Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley

Dune

Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Country: United States of America

The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Days to next December 06

If December 06, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Julie by Catherine Marshall

Julie

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Julie Wallace is just eighteen in 1934 when her father risks their life savings on a struggling newspaper and moves the family to a flood-prone Pennsylvania town.It

Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins

Life Its Ownself

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the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth

The Fourth Protocol

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It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Music Construction Set

Music Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS (PC booter)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Ben Bero Beh

Ben Bero Beh

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Castle of Terror

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

Grand Prix Manager

Grand Prix Manager

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Management simulation

Publisher: Silicon Joy

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 06, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 06, 1984?

On December 06, 1984 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 06, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 06, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on December 06, 1984?

On December 06, 1984 several famous people were born including, Kelly Frye, Syndric Steptoe.

Which famous people died on December 06, 1984?

Famous people died on December 06, 1984 include, Ruth Cummings.

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

The number one song in the week of December 06, 1984 was Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK.

What were the top hits on December 06, 1984?

The top hits on December 06, 1984 were Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!, I Feel For You by Chaka Khan in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, The Power Of Love by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.


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