Sunday September 16, 1984

US date format: 9/16/1984, UK date format: 16/9/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on September 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 Katie Melua and Sabrina Bryan. 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 Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Miami Vice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bozo's Night Out or Girl's Garden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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Events

  • Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Miami Vice first airs on NBC.

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Movies

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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

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

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Directed by: Norman Jewison

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

My New Partner

My New Partner

Directed by: Claude Zidi

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

Sport Games on September 16, 1984

Sport Games on September 16, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Minnesota Vikings : 20 - 27
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 9 - 7
  • Cincinnati Bengals - New York Jets : 23 - 43
  • Denver Broncos - Cleveland Browns : 24 - 14
  • Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 17 - 21
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TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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

Special Squad

Special Squad

How old am I?

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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

By:

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

By:

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By:

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

Wired by Bob Woodward

Wired

By:

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

By:

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform/action

Publisher: JP Taito; JP Jaleco (FC); JP HAMSTER(VC, PS4 )

Bozo's Night Out

Bozo's Night Out

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taskset Ltd.

Booty

Booty

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Firebird

Girl's Garden

Girl's Garden

Platform: Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Action game, dating sim

Publisher: Sega

Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 16, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 16, 1984?

On September 16, 1984 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 16, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 16, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on September 16, 1984?

On September 16, 1984 several famous people were born including, Katie Melua, Sabrina Bryan, Ali Fedotowsky.

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

The number one song in the week of September 16, 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 16, 1984?

The top hits on September 16, 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.