Tuesday 17 April 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul-Henri De Le Rue and Pablo Álvarez.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mr. Palfrey of Westminster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing H.E.R.O. or Gyrodine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1984 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Paul-Henri De Le Rue: French snowboarder, who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, winning bronze in the men's snowboard cross event.
- Pablo Álvarez: Argentinian footballer.
- Rosanna Davison: Irish model and actress Miss World 2003.
- Jed Lowrie: American baseball player.
- Raffaele Palladino: Italian footballer.
- Claude Provost: Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 1984).
- Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage
- Libyan embassy demonstration, 1 shot dead
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
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