Sunday January 08, 1984

US date format: 1/8/1984, UK date format: 8/1/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Kim Jong-un and Nikki Garrett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lazy Jones or Ghouls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • Washington Capitals Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1
  • NCAA announces that basketball tournament will have 64 teams.

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Movies

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

Under Fire

Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

Sport Games on January 08, 1984

Sport Games on January 08, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 21 - 24
  • Seattle Seahawks - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 30
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TV Series

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

Starring: Claudia Balko, Alexander Hauff

Days to next January 08

If January 08, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

Love And War by John Jakes

Love And War

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#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau

The Talisman

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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

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Karateka

Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Mickey's Space Adventure

Mickey's Space Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 08, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 08, 1984?

On January 08, 1984 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 08, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 08, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on January 08, 1984?

On January 08, 1984 several famous people were born including, Kim Jong-un, Nikki Garrett, Jeff Francoeur.

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

The number one song in the week of January 08, 1984 was Say Say Say by Paul McCartney in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney in UK.

What were the top hits on January 08, 1984?

The top hits on January 08, 1984 were Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, Say It Isn't So by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Union Of The Snake by Duran Duran in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.


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