Monday 14 May 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jessica Gates and Olly Murs.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie.
In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits.
The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Excitebike or Gust Buster.
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1984 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Jessica Gates: American noted family, first grandchild of former Dallas Cowboy quarterback Roger Staubach, born to his 19-year-old daughter Jennifer.
- Olly Murs: English singer-songwriter and television presenter ("The Xtra Factor").
- Mark Zuckerberg: American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur.
- Gary Ablett: Jr.
- Luke Gregerson: American baseball player.
- Michael Rensing: German footballer
- Nigel Reo-Coker: English footballer
- Indrek Siska: Estonian footballer
- 19th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama wins.
- Ashton-Tate introduces the dBase III relational database program for 16-bit IBM PC-compatible computers.
- The one dollar coin is introduced in Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
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