Sunday November 11, 1984, Veteran's Day
US date format: 11/11/1984, UK date format: 11/11/1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Beatrice Bofia and William Senne.
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 Match Day or Dropzone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1984?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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- 3 Musketeers opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
- Reverend Martin Luther King Sr dies in Atlanta, Georgie, USA at age 84.
- Martin Luther King: Sr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 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
Sport Games on November 11, 1984
- Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 10 - 38
- Chicago Bears - Los Angeles Rams : 13 - 29
- Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 24 - 17
- Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 16 - 13
- Detroit Lions - Washington Redskins : 14 - 28
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 11If November 11, 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?