Thursday 12 January 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Chan and Oribe Peralta.
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.
Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Girl's Garden or The Great Space Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 January 1984
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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.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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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
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Patti LaBelle - If Only You Knew
- Shannon - Let The Music Play
- Debarge - Time Will Reveal
- Baby, I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love) - ConFunkShun
- Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson - Say Say Say
- Twilight 22 - Electric Kingdom
- Atlantic Starr - Touch A Four Leaf Clover
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Luther Vandross - I'll Let You Slide
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?