Monday 12 November 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Omarion and Sandara Park.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!.
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 Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching 7 Up.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enchanted Scepters or Castle Nightmare.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 12 November 1984 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Omarion : American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter (B2K).
- Sandara Park: South Korean actor, singer/rapper of (2NE1).
- Sepp De Roover: Belgian footballer.
- Benjamin Okolski: American figure skater.
- Conrad Rautenbach: Zimbabwean race car driver.
- Yan Zi: Chinese tennis player
- Chester Himes: American-Spanish author (d. 1984).
- Paul McCartney releases We All Stand Together
- Space shuttle astronauts snare a satellite; first space salvage.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Prince - Purple Rain
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me
- Sheena Easton - Strut
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
- Lionel Richie - Penny Lover
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Sport Games on 12 November 1984
- Los Angeles Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 14 - 17
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?