What the sky looked like on August 17, 1984
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/17/1984, UK date format: 17/8/1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dee Brown and Oksana Domnina.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr..
In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Old Enough, directed by Marisa Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Great Swordsman or Excitebike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1984?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?