Sunday July 15, 1984

US date format: 7/15/1984, UK date format: 15/7/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 15, 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 Alex Boyd and Vice Cooler. In that special week of July people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Nerds, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Gremlins Storybook by Mary Carey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kokotoni Wilf or Boulder Dash.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1984, at July 15 across the years or at July 1984 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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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

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States of America

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by:

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Six Centuries of Verse

Six Centuries of Verse

Directed by: Richard Mervyn

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next July 15

If July 15, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Gremlins Storybook by Mary Carey

The Gremlins Storybook

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When Billy forgets to follow specific instructions for care of his strange new pet, Gizmo, beastly gremlins pop up to wreak havoc on the town.

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.

The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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

Possessions by Judith Michael

Possessions

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When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Bird Mother

Bird Mother

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Marble Madness

Marble Madness

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platform/Racing

Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9 Computing

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash

Platform: Arcade (Max-A-Flex), Atari 8-bit computers, Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, NES, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, iOS, Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Arcade

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 15, 1984?

On July 15, 1984 several famous people were born including, Vice Cooler, Alex Boyd, Cooler.

What was the number one song in July 15, 1984?

The number one song in the week of July 15, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK.

What were the top hits on July 15, 1984?

The top hits on July 15, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen, Jump (For My Love) by Pointer Sisters in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Hole In My Shoe by neil in UK.


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