Wednesday June 06, 1984

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Antonia Prebble and Shannon Stewart (model). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Descent From Xanadu by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybertron Mission or Brain Strainers.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
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Events

  • 1,200 die in Sikh Golden Temple uprising India
  • The Indian Army attacks the Golden Temple in Amritsar following an order from Indira Gandhi. Official casualties are 576 combatants killed and 335 wounded; independent observers estimate that thousands of unarmed Sikh civilians are also killed in the crossfire. A total death count adds up to almost 6,000.

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Movies

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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States of America

Gremlins

Gremlins

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Country: United States of America

Beat Street

Beat Street

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

Streets of Fire

Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Country: United States of America

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Pull the Other One

Pull the Other One

UWF Power Pro Wrestling

UWF Power Pro Wrestling

El Taita

El Taita

Days to next June 06

If June 06, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 3 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Descent From Xanadu by Harold Robbins

Descent From Xanadu

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“Robbins brought four-letter words and kinky sex out of the dirty bookstore and onto the bedside table of mainstream America.” —USA Today Ruthless, unscrupulous, devastatingly handsome, and insatiable Judd Crane, the richest

Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert

Heretics Of Dune

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With more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Caveat by Alexander M. Haig Jr

Caveat

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Caveat: Realism, Reagan and Foreign Policy, by Haig, Alexander M. Jr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ancient Art of War

Ancient Art of War

Platform: Apple II, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Real-time strategy Real-time tactics

Publisher: Broderbund

Magical Tree

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Cybertron Mission

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

Brain Strainers

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

Castle Nightmare

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 06, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 06, 1984?

On June 06, 1984 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 06, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 06, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on June 06, 1984?

On June 06, 1984 several famous people were born including, Antonia Prebble, Shannon Stewart (model), Foxx .

Which famous people died on June 06, 1984?

Famous people died on June 06, 1984 include, A[rthur] Bertram Chandler, A Bertram Chandler.

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

The number one song in the week of June 06, 1984 was Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! in UK.

What were the top hits on June 06, 1984?

The top hits on June 06, 1984 were Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams, Oh Sherrie by Steve Perry in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham!, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in UK.


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