Thursday September 20, 1984

US date format: 9/20/1984, UK date format: 20/9/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Brian Joubert and Holly Weber. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Country, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight or Fun School.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Cosby Show premieres on NBC-TV
  • Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time
  • Suicide car bomb attacks US Embassy annex in Beirut, kills 23
  • A suicide bomber in a car attacks the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing twenty-two people.

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Movies

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Country

Country

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark

Impulse

Impulse

Directed by: Graham Baker

Starring: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

My New Partner

My New Partner

Directed by: Claude Zidi

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Régine, Grâce de Capitani

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

TV Series

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

It's Your Move

It's Your Move

Almost Live!

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States of America

Days to next September 20

If September 20, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader

The Miko

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A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue by Janet Dailey

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

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The exhilarating story of the first WASPS, the Woman Airforce Service Pilots, who risked their lives, their ambitions, and their dreams to help the war effort during World War II.

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

B.C. Bill

B.C. Bill

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, TRS-80, Dragon 32, BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

The Castles of Dr. Creep

The Castles of Dr. Creep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform/Puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Tatung Einstein, iPhone OS

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Amsoft

Fun School

Fun School

Platform: 1989-1994: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS 1995-1998: Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Database Publications (1984) Database Educational Software (1989) Europress Software (1992)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 20, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 20, 1984?

On September 20, 1984 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 20, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 20, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on September 20, 1984?

On September 20, 1984 several famous people were born including, Brian Joubert, Holly Weber, Belén Rodríguez.

Which famous people died on September 20, 1984?

Famous people died on September 20, 1984 include, Steve Goodman.

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

The number one song in the week of September 20, 1984 was Missing You by John Waite in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on September 20, 1984?

The top hits on September 20, 1984 were Missing You by John Waite, Let's Go Crazy by Prince, She Bop by Cyndi Lauper in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Careless Whisper by George Michael, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr in UK.


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