Monday 17 September 1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle or Castle of Terror.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 September 1984
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 September 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)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Eugenia Volodina: Russian model.
- John Kucera: Canadian alpine ski racer.
- Domenico Citro: Italian footballer.
- Mary Descenza: American swimmer.
- De La Ghetto : American-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter (Arcángel & De La Ghetto).
- Patrick van Luijk: Dutch sprinter.
- Richard Basehart: American stage actor in the '30s who made his Broadway debut in 1938.
- Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
- Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 HRs
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Sport Games on 17 September 1984
- Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 21 - 17
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?