Tuesday October 16, 1984

US date format: 10/16/1984, UK date format: 16/10/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 16, 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 Mélissa Lauren and Trevor Blumas. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. The Terminator, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or New York City.
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Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

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

Country: United States of America

The Terminator

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Country: United States of America

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

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

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Special Squad

Special Squad

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine

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Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

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"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mikie

Mikie

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Labyrinth/Maze

Publisher: Konami (Arcade), Imagine Software (Home Ports)

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Mindshadow

Mindshadow

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Activision

New York City

New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Data East (arcade version) Wolf Team, Sega (Mega-CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions) Revolutionary Concepts (iPhone OS version)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 16, 1984?

On October 16, 1984 several famous people were born including, Mélissa Lauren, Trevor Blumas, François Pervis.

Which famous people died on October 16, 1984?

Famous people died on October 16, 1984 include, Peggy Ann Garner, Ken Carpenter.

What was the number one song in October 16, 1984?

The number one song in the week of October 16, 1984 was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on October 16, 1984?

The top hits on October 16, 1984 were I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean, Hard Habit To Break by Chicago in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Freedom by Wham!, The War Song by Culture Club in UK.