Wednesday 8 February 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Manon Flier and Cecily Strong.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club.
In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
while The Kingdom By The Sea by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Encounter or Mr. Do's Wild Ride.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 February 1984 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Manon Flier
- Cecily Strong: TV Actress.
- Manuel Osborne-Paradis: Canadian skier.
- Panagiotis Vasilopoulos: Greek basketball player.
- 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
- 1st time 8 people in space
- Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of three to Salyut 7.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Van Halen - Jump
- Genesis - That's All
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Pink Houses
- Christopher Cross - Think Of Laura
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?