Friday October 12, 1984
US date format: 10/12/1984, UK date format: 12/10/1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Alejandra Costello .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Crescent City by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clu Clu Land or Gemstone Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 12, 1984?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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- IRA bombs hotel where Margaret Thatcher is staying, 5 die
- Brighton hotel bombing: The Provisional Irish Republican Army attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet. Thatcher escapes but the bomb kills five people and wounds 31.
- Alejandra Costello: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- Alicia Myers - You Get The Best From Me
- Diana Ross - Swept Away
- Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne - The Last Time I Made Love
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song
- Janet Jackson - Don't Stand Another Chance
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 12If October 12, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 17 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?