Thursday November 08, 1984
US date format: 11/8/1984, UK date format: 8/11/1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Nayantara and Yoko Mitsuya.
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 Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin or Agent USA.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 08, 1984?
- Anna Fisher becomes 1st mom to go into orbit
- STS 51-A mission launched. Anna Fisher becomes the first "mom" to go into orbit.
- Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen: Composer, dies at 81.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 08, 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 08If November 08, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 16 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?