Wednesday January 18, 1984
US date format: 1/18/1984, UK date format: 18/1/1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Cho Seung Hui and Alaixys Romao.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes.
In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits.
Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Robin Hood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dimension X or Brain Strainers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 18, 1984?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- The Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion at Ōmuta, Fukuoka, Japan kills 83.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 18, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Patti LaBelle - If Only You Knew
- Shannon - Let The Music Play
- Debarge - Time Will Reveal
- ConFunkShun - Baby, I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love)
- The Deele - Body Talk
- Twilight 22 - Electric Kingdom
- Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson - Say Say Say
- Luther Vandross - I'll Let You Slide
- D Train - Something's On Your Mind
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 18If January 18, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 18, 1984?
On January 18, 1984 several famous people were born including, Cho Seung Hui, Alaixys Romao, Kristy Cook.
Which famous people died on January 18, 1984?
Famous people died on January 18, 1984 include, Malcolm H Kerr, Vassilis Tsitsanis.
What was the number one song in January 18, 1984?
The number one song in the week of January 18, 1984 was Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney in UK.
What were the top hits on January 18, 1984?
The top hits on January 18, 1984 were Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes, Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.