Tuesday July 17, 1984
US date format: 7/17/1984, UK date format: 17/7/1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 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.
Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carriers at War or Hogan's Alley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1984?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Pierre Mauroy resigns as Premier of France
- Soyuz T-12 carries three cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7.
- J Delos Jewkes: Singer / actor (Stars & Stripes...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Ollie And Jerry - Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us
- Patrice Rushen - Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)
- Teddy Pendergrass And Whitney Houston - Hold Me
- Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again
- Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy
- The Jacksons - State of Shock
- Grandmaster Melle Mel - Beat Street Breakdown - Part I
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 17If July 17, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 days.
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?