#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 20 December 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bob Morley and Adina Fohlin. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Nightmare or Duck Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at December 20 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 December 1984 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 20 December 1984

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

More info

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

More info

Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

More info

The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

More info

The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 20 December 1984

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Drei reizende Schwestern

More info

Pogo 1104

More info

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

More info

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

More info

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 20 December 1984!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 33 unknown keyboard (piano) works of Johann Sebastion Bach are found in the Yale library.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • The Summit tunnel fire is the largest underground fire in history, as a freight train carrying over 1 million litres of petrol derails near the town of Todmorden in the Pennines.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1984 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 20, 1984 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 20 December 1984

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 20 December 1984 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1984?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

More info

Jitterbug Perfume

By: Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

More info

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

More info

Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie

Barbie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Stealth game

Publisher: Muse Software

Duck Hunt

Platform: NES, Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Light gun shooter, Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

More info
Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Castle Nightmare

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Splash

More info

Against All Odds

More info

Children of the Corn

More info

Staying Alive

More info

Scarface

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 20 December 1984 is such a special date for you!