#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 21 October 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marc Zinga and Anna Bogdanova. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. What Have I Done to Deserve This?, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Adventure or Invasion of the Body Snatchas!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at October 21 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 October 1984 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 21 October 1984

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

What Have I Done to Deserve This?

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

More info

American Dreamer

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne

More info

Firstborn

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim

More info

Silent Madness

Directed by: Simon Nuchtern

Starring: Belinda Montgomery, Viveca Lindfors, Solly Marx, Sydney Lassick

More info

The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 21 October 1984

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

More info

Mensch Bachmann

More info

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

More info

Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

More info

Fairly Secret Army

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 October 1984!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 21 October
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05.

Search For Your Ancestors

Sport Games on 21 October 1984

NFL
American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 44 - 9
  • Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 9 - 12
  • Denver Broncos - Buffalo Bills : 37 - 7
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 16 - 14
See all American Football game results of 21 October 1984

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 21 October 1984 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1984?

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

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

More info

Superior Women

By: Alice Adams

Eager to escape her carhop mother and the rank and file of her California town, Megan Greene heads for Radcliffe -- in part to pursue an older man (twenty-one, Harvard medical

More info

The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

More info

The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

More info
Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger

Platform: Arcade Game

Publisher: Atari

Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

More info

Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

More info
Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Big Chill

More info

Conan the Destroyer

More info

Dreamscape

More info

Firestarter

More info

Strange Brew

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 21 October 1984 is such a special date for you!