Thursday 13 December 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hanna-Maria Seppala 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.
Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bank Panic or Castle Adventure.
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- 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
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Hanna-Maria Seppala: Finnish swimmer.
- Santi Cazorla: Soccer Player.
- Hanna-Maria Seppälä: Finnish swimmer.
- Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffers first stroke.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch
- Duran Duran - Wild Boys
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
- The Honeydrippers - Sea Of Love
- Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
- New Edition - Cool It Now
- Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
- Pat Benatar - We Belong
- Cyndi Lauper - All Through The Night
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