Saturday April 21, 1984

US date format: 4/21/1984, UK date format: 21/4/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 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 Ashley Peldon in Staten Island and Shayna Fox. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Lady Libertine, directed by Gérard Kikoïne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Oh Mummy or Diamond Mine.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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Events

  • After 37 weeks, Thriller is knocked off as top album by Footloose
  • Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 km/h.
  • Centers for Disease Control says virus discovered in France causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

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Movies

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Lady Libertine

Lady Libertine

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Christopher Pearson, Jennifer Inch, Sophie Favier, Alain Dumaurier

Dangerous Moves

Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

Going Back

Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette, Susan Waderlow Yamasaki

Iceman

Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Kimberly Beck

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by:

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next April 21

If April 21, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker

Unto This Hour

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This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy

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

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Amsoft

Diamond Mine

Diamond Mine

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16/Plus/4

Genre: Maze

Publisher: MRM Software Blue Ribbon

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Datamost

Abyss

Abyss

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Cases Computer Simulations

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000,[1] MSX

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 21, 1984?

On April 21, 1984 several famous people were born including, Ashley Peldon in Staten Island, Shayna Fox, Michael Tinsley.

Which famous people died on April 21, 1984?

Famous people died on April 21, 1984 include, Hristo Prodanov.

What was the number one song in April 21, 1984?

The number one song in the week of April 21, 1984 was Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in US and Hello by Lionel Richie in UK.

What were the top hits on April 21, 1984?

The top hits on April 21, 1984 were Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins, Footloose by Kenny Loggins, Hello by Lionel Richie in US and Hello by Lionel Richie, A Love Worth Waiting For by Shakin' Stevens, You Take Me Up by The Thompson Twins in UK.


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