Monday October 08, 1984
US date format: 10/8/1984, UK date format: 8/10/1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Josephine de La Baume and Domenik Hixon.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Crescent City by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Castles of Dr. Creep or Full Throttle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1984?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
- Frederick Brisson: Producer, dies at 71 after a stroke.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Alicia Myers - You Get The Best From Me
- Diana Ross - Swept Away
- Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne - The Last Time I Made Love
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song
- Janet Jackson - Don't Stand Another Chance
Sport Games on October 08, 1984
- San Francisco 49ers - New York Giants : 31 - 10
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 11 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 19 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?