Monday September 17, 1984
US date format: 9/17/1984, UK date format: 17/9/1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Eugenia Volodina and John Kucera.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Country, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroats or Falcon Patrol II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 1984?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
- Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 HRs
- Richard Basehart: American stage actor in the '30s who...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne - The Last Time I Made Love
- Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
- Mtume - You, Me And He
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- The S.O.S. Band - Just The Way You Like It
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Jermaine Jackson - Dynamite
- Rick James - 17
- Alicia Myers - You Get The Best From Me (Say, Say, Say)
Sport Games on September 17, 1984
- Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 21 - 17
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 17If September 17, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 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?