Tuesday December 18, 1984
US date format: 12/18/1984, UK date format: 18/12/1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 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 Giuliano Razzoli and Derrick Tribbett.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or Kokotoni Wilf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 18, 1984?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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- 73rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats USA in Gothenburg (4-1).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 18, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Status Quo - Marguerita Time
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?