Sunday December 09, 1984
US date format: 12/9/1984, UK date format: 9/12/1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 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 Michael Adam and Ángel Guirado.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Julie by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pogo 1104.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bridge-It or The Dam Busters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 09, 1984?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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- 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
- Vicki Alvarez / Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
- Iranian commandos end six-day capture of Kuwaiti plane.
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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- Razzle: English drummer (Hanoi Rocks) (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 09, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
- The Honeydrippers - Sea Of Love
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Pat Benatar - We Belong
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on December 09, 1984
- Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 6 - 23
- Cincinnati Bengals - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 21
- Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 23
- Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 20 - 14
- Houston Oilers - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 27
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 09If December 09, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 15 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?