Wednesday 16 May 1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dario Cvitanich and Darío Cvitanich.
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.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fruity Frank or Kung-Fu Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1984 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Dario Cvitanich: Argentinian footballer.
- Darío Cvitanich: Argentinian footballer.
- Tomáš Fleischmann: Czech ice hockey player.
- Mickie Knuckles: American professional wrestler.
- Jensen Lewis: American baseball player.
- Phillie pitcher Steve Carlton hits a grand slam homer
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Mackay pays US$218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Minnesota Twins in Minnesota; Twins sell 51,863 tickets but only 6,346 fans show up for the game.
- Juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel, Switzerland.
- Guinea-Bissau adopts constitution.
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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