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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins

Events

  • The Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion at Ōmuta, Fukuoka, Japan kills 83.

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Movies

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Broadway Danny Rose

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Inquilaab

Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

Papy fait de la résistance

Papy fait de la résistance

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Starring: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

TV Series

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by:

Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Days to next January 18

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

The Robots Of Dawn by Isaac Asimov

The Robots Of Dawn

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A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Neverending Story

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Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald

While Reagan Slept

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A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Dimension X

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Millionaire

Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Data East (arcade version) Wolf Team, Sega (Mega-CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions) Revolutionary Concepts (iPhone OS version)

Brain Strainers

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

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.


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