Monday May 07, 1984

US date format: 5/7/1984, UK date format: 7/5/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 7, 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 Daniela Ferolla and James Loney (baseball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, 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 Kung-Fu Master or Gyrodine.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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Events

  • Sharon Barrett wins LPGA Potamkin Cadillac Golf Classic.
  • US$180 million out-of-court settlement reached in Agent Orange suit.

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Movies

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Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States of America

This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Country: United States of America

Love Streams

Love Streams

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

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

Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by:

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Six Centuries of Verse

Six Centuries of Verse

Directed by: Richard Mervyn

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

Caveat by Alexander M. Haig Jr

Caveat

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

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.

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

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

Videogames

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Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform/action

Publisher: JP Taito; JP Jaleco (FC); JP HAMSTER(VC, PS4 )

Bozo's Night Out

Bozo's Night Out

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taskset Ltd.

Kung-Fu Master

Kung-Fu Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem (JPN arcade) Data East USA (NA arcade) Nintendo (Worldwide NES)

Kung-Fu Heroes

Kung-Fu Heroes

Platform: Arcade, NES, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Taiyo System (Arcade); NA Kitcorp (Arcade); JP Namcot (Famicom/NES); NA Culture Brain (Famicom/NES)

Gyrodine

Gyrodine

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 07, 1984?

On May 07, 1984 several famous people were born including, Daniela Ferolla, James Loney (baseball), Alex Smith.

What was the number one song in May 07, 1984?

The number one song in the week of May 07, 1984 was Hello by Lionel Richie in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran in UK.

What were the top hits on May 07, 1984?

The top hits on May 07, 1984 were Hello by Lionel Richie, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins, 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.