Sunday May 06, 1984

US date format: 5/6/1984, UK date format: 6/5/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Nessa Diab and Jessica Jordan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Biz or Match Day.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Events

  • Baltimore Orioles' player Cal Ripken Jr hits for the cycle.
  • 103 Korean Martyrs are canonized by Pope John Paul II in Seoul

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Movies

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States of America

The Natural

The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

Another Country

Another Country

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

Fort Saganne

Fort Saganne

Directed by: Alain Corneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

The Bounty

The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

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

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

The Get Along Gang

The Get Along Gang

Partido Alto

Partido Alto

Days to next May 06

If May 06, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker

Unto This Hour

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This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

Night Sky by Clare Francis

Night Sky

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In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Loco

Loco

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Alligata

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

The Biz

The Biz

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 06, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 06, 1984?

On May 06, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 06, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 06, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on May 06, 1984?

On May 06, 1984 several famous people were born including, Jessica Jordan, Nessa Diab, Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki .

Which famous people died on May 06, 1984?

Famous people died on May 06, 1984 include, Bonner Pink.

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

The number one song in the week of May 06, 1984 was Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran in UK.

What were the top hits on May 06, 1984?

The top hits on May 06, 1984 were Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins, Hello by Lionel Richie, Hold Me Now by Thompson Twins in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran, Automatic by The Pointer Sisters, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in UK.


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