Saturday January 14, 1984
US date format: 1/14/1984, UK date format: 14/1/1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Chris Slater and Mia Martina.
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 Dragonworld or Fun School.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 14, 1984?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
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- Madonna 1st sings Holiday on American Bandstand
- Ray Kroc, founder of MacDonalds/owner San Diego Padres, dies at age 82 (born 1902).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1984?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Patti LaBelle - If Only You Knew
- Shannon - Let The Music Play
- Debarge - Time Will Reveal
- ConFunkShun - Baby, I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love)
- Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson - Say Say Say
- Twilight 22 - Electric Kingdom
- Atlantic Starr - Touch A Four Leaf Clover
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Luther Vandross - I'll Let You Slide
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 14If January 14, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?