Thursday January 19, 1984
US date format: 1/19/1984, UK date format: 19/1/1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 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 Gina-Therese Pettersson and Lil Scrappy.
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 Gift from the Gods or Elite.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 19, 1984?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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- Francesco Moser bicycles world record time 50,808 km (he is the first man to break the 50 km/h barrier).
- California Supreme Court refuses to allow quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia to starve herself to death in a public hospital; she appeals and is later granted the right to die.
- Max Bentley: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1920).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 19, 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 19If January 19, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 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?