Monday December 17, 1984
US date format: 12/17/1984, UK date format: 17/12/1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 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 Shannon Marie Woodward and Christof Innerhofer.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus Charlie or Boulder Dash.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Status Quo - Marguerita Time
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
Sport Games on December 17, 1984
- Dallas Cowboys - Miami Dolphins : 21 - 28
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?