What the sky looked like on July 17, 1984
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
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).
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 Booty or The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1984?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1984?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
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?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?