Saturday October 13, 1984

US date format: 10/13/1984, UK date format: 13/10/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 Mariella Tiemann and Coldmirror . 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 Fantasia Diamond or F-1 Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • John Henry becomes first thoroughbred to win US$6 million.
  • STS 41-G mission lands at Kennedy Space Center.

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Movies

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Special Squad

Special Squad

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Crescent City by Belva Plain

Crescent City

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She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

The Outsider by Howard Fast

The Outsider

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Houghton-Mifflin, 1984, Very good., Text clean. Very good in mended dust jacket. Former owner's name on flyleaf. First printing. [Fiction] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

The Rest Of Us by Stephen Birmingham

The Rest Of Us

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THE REST OF US is the third panel of Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych (OUR CROWD and THE GRANDEES)--the story of Eastern European Jews who, between 1882 and 1915, thronged into New

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

F-1 Race

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

River Patrol

River Patrol

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Kestern (Arcade) Tigervision (2600)

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 13, 1984 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 13, 1984?

On October 13, 1984 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 13, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 13, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on October 13, 1984?

On October 13, 1984 several famous people were born including, Mariella Tiemann, Misono, Coldmirror .

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

The number one song in the week of October 13, 1984 was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on October 13, 1984?

The top hits on October 13, 1984 were I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Let's Go Crazy by Prince, Drive by The Cars in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Freedom by Wham!, The War Song by Culture Club in UK.