Friday 20 January 1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bonnie McKee and Olivia Hallinan.
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.
while Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroats or Deus Ex Machina.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 20 January 1984 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Bonnie McKee: Songwriter.
- Olivia Hallinan: English actress.
- Toni Gonzaga: Pop Singer.
- Victoria Asher: American keyboard player (Cobra Starship).
- Rene Mandri: Estonian cyclist.
- Johnny Weissmuller: Romanian-born American swimmer and actor who, as the winner of five Olympic medals and numerous world records, was noted for his performance in 12 Tarzan movies released from 1932 to 1948; Weismuller portrayed the role longer than any other man.
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
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
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?