Sunday May 20, 1984

US date format: 5/20/1984, UK date format: 20/5/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 20, 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 Naturi Naughton and Pierre-Jean Peltier. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Once Upon a Time in America, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carriers at War or Frak!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
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Events

  • On Your Toes closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 505 performances
  • Barb Bunkowsky wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic.

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Famous Deaths

  • : British actor (Dr Doolittle), dies of a...

Movies

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Saaransh

Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Roadhouse 66

Roadhouse 66

Directed by: John Mark Robinson

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Judge Reinhold, Kaaren Lee, Kate Vernon

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States of America

Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Saturday Night Affairs

Saturday Night Affairs

El xou de la família Pera

El xou de la família Pera

Days to next May 20

If May 20, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald

One More Sunday

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Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh

Lines And Shadows

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Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner

Mafia Princess

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Mafia Princess

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cutthroats

Cutthroats

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Carriers at War

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

Frak!

Frak!

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Aardvark (BBC / Electron) Statesoft (C64)

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

River Patrol

River Patrol

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Kestern (Arcade) Tigervision (2600)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 20, 1984?

On May 20, 1984 several famous people were born including, Naturi Naughton, Patrick Ewing, Pierre-Jean Peltier.

Which famous people died on May 20, 1984?

Famous people died on May 20, 1984 include, Peter Bull.

What was the number one song in May 20, 1984?

The number one song in the week of May 20, 1984 was Hello by Lionel Richie in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran in UK.

What were the top hits on May 20, 1984?

The top hits on May 20, 1984 were Hello by Lionel Richie, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran, Automatic by The Pointer Sisters, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in UK.


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