Tuesday August 14, 1984

US date format: 8/14/1984, UK date format: 14/8/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 14, 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 Giorgio Chiellini and Robin Söderling. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Old Enough, directed by Marisa Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bouncing Babies or Adventure Construction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1984, at August 14 across the years or at August 1984 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England
  • IBM releases the IBM PC/AT, with 6 MHz 80286 processor, MS-DOS 3.0, 256 kB RAM, and 1.2 MB floppy drive, for prices starting at US$4000.

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Movies

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Saaransh

Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States of America

Gremlins

Gremlins

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Country: United States of America

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

Written by:

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Hum Log

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Special Squad

Special Squad

Crime Inc.

Crime Inc.

Starring: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Past Imperfect by Joan Collins

Past Imperfect

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Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

By:

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

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.

The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman

The March Of Folly

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

The Death Trap

The Death Trap

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Interactive fiction Visual novel Adventure game

Publisher: Square

Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

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

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Kaiser

Kaiser

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Simulation strategy game

Publisher: Ariolasoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 14, 1984?

On August 14, 1984 several famous people were born including, Giorgio Chiellini, Robin Söderling, Clay Buchholz.

Which famous people died on August 14, 1984?

Famous people died on August 14, 1984 include, John Boynton Priestley, Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, Tigran Petroshan.

What was the number one song in August 14, 1984?

The number one song in the week of August 14, 1984 was Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr. in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on August 14, 1984?

The top hits on August 14, 1984 were Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner, State Of Shock by Jacksons in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Agadoo by Black Lace in UK.