Friday January 13, 1984

US date format: 1/13/1984, UK date format: 13/1/1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Lourdes Arévalos and Nick Mangold. 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. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robin Hood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing New York City or Balloon Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

Under Fire

Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Days to next January 13

If January 13, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Falcon Patrol II

Falcon Patrol II

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

New York City

New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

Balloon Fight

Balloon Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-8801, X1, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Castle Adventure

Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 13, 1984?

On January 13, 1984 several famous people were born including, Lourdes Arévalos, Nick Mangold, Nathaniel Motte.

What was the number one song in January 13, 1984?

The number one song in the week of January 13, 1984 was Say Say Say by Paul McCartney in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney in UK.

What were the top hits on January 13, 1984?

The top hits on January 13, 1984 were Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes, Say It Isn't So by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.


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