Tuesday November 06, 1984
US date format: 11/6/1984, UK date format: 6/11/1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Ricky Romero and Sebastian Schachten.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean.
In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits.
Night of the Comet, directed by Thom Eberhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Role Of Honor by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pogo 1104.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Montezuma's Revenge or Mickey's Space Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 06, 1984?
- President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
- Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
- In the USA, voters approve introduction of state lotteries in California, Oregon, Missouri, and West Virginia. Pari-mutuel racing betting is approved in Missouri. Colorado and Arkansas defeat proposed casino introductions. Oregon votes to amend constitution to prohibit casinos.
- U.S. presidential election: Ronald Reagan defeats Walter F. Mondale with 59 percent of the popular vote, the highest since Richard Nixon's 61 percent victory in 1972. Reagan carries 49 states in the electoral college; Mondale wins only his home state of Minnesota by a mere 3,761 vote margin, and the District of Columbia.
- Gaston Suarez: Bolivian novelist and dramatist (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 06, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- David Bowie - Blue Jean
- Chicago - Hard Habit To Break
- Dennis DeYoung - Desert Moon
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 06If November 06, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 15 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?