Thursday 12 January 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Oribe Peralta and Andrew Chan.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Construction Set or Intellectual Decathlon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 January 1984 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
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