Wednesday February 08, 1984

US date format: 2/8/1984, UK date format: 8/2/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 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. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Saga of Erik the Viking or Deus Ex Machina.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of three to Salyut 7.

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Movies

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Footloose

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

Mashaal

Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Tricheurs

Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Jacques Dutronc, Bulle Ogier, Leandro Vale, Roger Sarbib

Unfaithfully Yours

Unfaithfully Yours

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks

Reckless

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

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TV Series

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Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Mesék Mátyás királyról

Mesék Mátyás királyról

Starring: László Helyey

Country: Hungary

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Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 7 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony

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This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today's world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as "The

The Kingdom By The Sea by Paul Theroux

The Kingdom By The Sea

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After eleven years as an American living in London, the renowned travel writer Paul Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald

While Reagan Slept

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A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bird Mother

Bird Mother

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Abyss

Abyss

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Cases Computer Simulations

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Amstrad CPC

Genre: Defender (video game) clone

Publisher: Micro Power

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 08, 1984?

On February 08, 1984 several famous people were born including, Manon Flier, Cecily Strong, Manuel Osborne-Paradis.

What was the number one song in February 08, 1984?

The number one song in the week of February 08, 1984 was Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in US and Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK.

What were the top hits on February 08, 1984?

The top hits on February 08, 1984 were Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, Joanna by Kool & The Gang, Talking In Your Sleep by The Romantics in US and Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Radio Ga Ga by Queen, Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper in UK.


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