Tuesday 17 July 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Katoatau and Asami Kimura.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince.
In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
Revenge of the Nerds, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Wheel Of Fortune by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abyss or Illusions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- David Katoatau: I-Kiribati weightlifter.
- Asami Kimura: Japanese singer (Country Musume).
- Samyr Laine: Haitian triple jumper.
- Sotiris Leontiou: Greek footballer.
- J Delos Jewkes: Singer / actor (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 89.
- Pierre Mauroy resigns as Premier of France
- Soyuz T-12 carries three cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face
- Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise
- ZZ Top - Legs
- Elton John - Sad Songs (Say So Much)
- Rod Stewart - Infatuation
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