Friday September 14, 1984

US date format: 9/14/1984, UK date format: 14/9/1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Fernanda Vasconcellos and Adam Lamberg. In that special week of September people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Duniya, directed by Ramesh Talwar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Wired by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Miami Vice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flicky or Hyper Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

Events

  • 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host
  • The first MTV Video Music Awards are held in Radio City Music Hall, New York City; Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host.
  • Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a hot air balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • P. W. Botha is inaugurated as the first executive State President of South Africa.

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Movies

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Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

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

My New Partner

My New Partner

Directed by: Claude Zidi

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Régine, Grâce de Capitani

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Directed by: Norman Jewison

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

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Cover Up

Cover Up

The Transformers

The Transformers

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer

Tough Guys Don'T Dance

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Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo …

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.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Wired by Bob Woodward

Wired

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Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Pac-Land

Pac-Land

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Flicky

Flicky

Platform: Arcade, SG-1000, Sega Genesis, FM-7, MSX, PC-8801, Sharp X1

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Balloon Fight

Balloon Fight

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 14, 1984 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is September 14, 1984?

On September 14, 1984 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 14, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 14, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on September 14, 1984?

On September 14, 1984 several famous people were born including, Fernanda Vasconcellos, Adam Lamberg, Lethal Bizzle.

Which famous people died on September 14, 1984?

Famous people died on September 14, 1984 include, Janet Gaynor.

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

The number one song in the week of September 14, 1984 was What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on September 14, 1984?

The top hits on September 14, 1984 were What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner, Missing You by John Waite, She Bop by Cyndi Lauper in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Careless Whisper by George Michael, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr in UK.


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