Thursday October 11, 1984

US date format: 10/11/1984, UK date format: 11/10/1984

The day of the week was Thursday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on October 11, 1984).

Famous birthdays on this day include Martha MacIsaac and Nivin Pauly.

The number one song in US was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was #1 song in the UK.

Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bouncing Babies or Gift from the Gods.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at October 11 across the years or at October 1984 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-208
  • VP candidate debate-Graldine Ferraro (D) and George Bush (R)
  • US Vice Presidential candidate debate: Geraldine Ferraro (Democrat) and George Bush (Republican).
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Famous Birthday

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Body Double

Body Double

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States of America

The Razor's Edge

The Razor's Edge

Release year: 1984

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Crimes of Passion

Crimes of Passion

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt

The Little Drummer Girl

The Little Drummer Girl

Release year: 1984

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Diane Keaton, Yorgo Voyagis, Klaus Kinski, Sami Frey

Thief of Hearts

Thief of Hearts

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Douglas Day Stewart

Starring: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 11, 1984?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Just Called To Say I Love You
  2. - Let's Go Crazy
  3. - Drive
  4. - Hard Habit To Break
  5. - Lucky Star

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Just Called To Say I Love You
  2. - Freedom
  3. - The War Song
  4. - No More Lonely Nights (Ballad)
  5. - Ghostbusters

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Just Called To Say I Love You
  2. - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  3. - Let's Go Crazy
  4. - I Feel For You
  5. - You Get The Best From Me

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Release year: 1984

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Javier Torre

Voltron

Voltron

Release year: 1984

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If October 11, 1984 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By:

The first year of a child's life: A father's journal.

The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth

The Fourth Protocol

By:

It's a time of political turmoil in Great Britain. Behind the Iron Curtain, an insidious plot is being devised, a plan so dangerous that even the KGB is unaware of it.

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

By:

Leo Buscaglia, the bestselling author, explores the challenges and intricacies of love relationships. He poses important questions such as: How can we best integrate our lives?

The Rest Of Us by Stephen Birmingham

The Rest Of Us

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THE REST of US is Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych. It includes the third panel (OUR CROWD AND THE GRANDEES), which tells the story of Eastern European Jews who, from 1882 to 1915, flooded into New York.

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battlebook, Dr. Seuss’s classic cautionary tale, teaches readers the importance of respecting differences. Although the Zooks and Yooks both love butter bread, animosity develops between them because they enjoy it differently.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Gift from the Gods

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

The Dallas Quest

The Dallas Quest

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple IIe Atari 8-bit TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datasoft

ChipWits

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 11, 1984?

On October 11, 1984 several famous people were born including, Martha MacIsaac, Nivin Pauly, Jane Zhang.

What was the number one song in October 11, 1984?

The number one song in the week of October 11, 1984 was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on October 11, 1984?

The top hits on October 11, 1984 were I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Let's Go Crazy by Prince, Drive by The Cars in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Freedom by Wham!, The War Song by Culture Club in UK.