Thursday December 13, 1984
US date format: 12/13/1984, UK date format: 13/12/1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 Alina Vacariu and Santi Cazorla.
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 Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pogo 1104.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 1984?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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- Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffers first stroke.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 1984?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 13If December 13, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 9 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 18 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?