Wednesday December 12, 1984
US date format: 12/12/1984, UK date format: 12/12/1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Steve Missillier and Daniel Agger.
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.
Birdy, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pogo 1104.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing New York City or Hydlide.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 12, 1984?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Maaouiya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya becomes the third president of Mauritania after a coup d'etat against Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla while the latter is attending a summit.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1984?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 12If December 12, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 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?