Monday May 21, 1984
US date format: 5/21/1984, UK date format: 21/5/1984
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Marnie Schulenburg and Lorena Ayala.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams.
In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits.
Streets of Fire, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superstar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Death Trap or Cosmic Cruiser.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 21, 1984?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
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- Atari introduces the Atari 7800 ProSystem video game system. It features higher resolution graphics than the Atari 5200, optional keyboard to make it a home computer, and compatibility with Atari 2600 cartridges. Price is US$149.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Night Ranger - Sister Christian
- Irene Cara - Breakdance
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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