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 Domenico Citro and Mary Descenza.
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.
Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, 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 Berliner Weiße mit Schuß.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Illusions or Binary Land.
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- 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
- Domenico Citro: Italian footballer.
- Mary Descenza: American swimmer.
- De La Ghetto : American-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter (Arcángel & De La Ghetto).
- John Kucera: Canadian alpine ski racer.
- Patrick van Luijk: Dutch sprinter.
- Eugenia Volodina: Russian model
- 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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