Friday 13 January 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lourdes Arévalos and Matteo Cavagna.
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.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champion Boxing or Gremlins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1984 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Lourdes Arévalos: Paraguayan model Miss Paraguay 2006.
- Matteo Cavagna: Italian footballer.
- Kamghe Gaba: German sprinter.
- Nathaniel Motte: American singer-songwriter and producer (3OH!3).
- TV anchor Christine Craft wins $325,000 in her case against KMBC-TV
- Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore International, resigns as president and CEO. Tramiel founded the company in 1954 as a typewriter repair service.
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
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