Sunday October 21, 1984

US date format: 10/21/1984, UK date format: 21/10/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 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. The Terminator, directed by James Cameron, 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 Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamic Ski or Eureka!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1984, at October 21 across the years or at October 1984 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • 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.
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Events

  • Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05.

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Movies

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

The Terminator

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Country: United States of America

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

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

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 21, 1984

Sport Games on October 21, 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
  • Kansas City Chiefs - New York Jets : 7 - 28
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TV Series

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Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Special Squad

Special Squad

Hokuto no Ken

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

Days to next October 21

If October 21, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 3 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 26 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

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

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine

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Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Kung-Fu Master

Kung-Fu Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem (JPN arcade) Data East USA (NA arcade) Nintendo (Worldwide NES)

Eureka!

Eureka!

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Domark

Elite

Elite

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC compatible, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Acornsoft (Acorn/BBC) Firebird (ports) Imagineer

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 21, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 21, 1984?

On October 21, 1984 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 21, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 21, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on October 21, 1984?

On October 21, 1984 several famous people were born including, Marc Zinga, Tom Brandstater, Anna Bogdanova.

Which famous people died on October 21, 1984?

Famous people died on October 21, 1984 include, Dalibor Cyril Vackar, Francois Truffaut, Francois Truffaut.

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

The number one song in the week of October 21, 1984 was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on October 21, 1984?

The top hits on October 21, 1984 were I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean, Hard Habit To Break by Chicago in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Freedom by Wham!, The War Song by Culture Club in UK.


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