Saturday December 22, 1984
US date format: 12/22/1984, UK date format: 22/12/1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 Greg Finley and Basshunter .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daley Thompson's Decathlon or Diamond Mine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 22, 1984?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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- Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on NYC subway train
- Four African-American youths board an express train in The Bronx borough of New York City. They attempt to rob Bernhard Goetz, who shoots them. The event starts a national debate about urban crime.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Status Quo - Marguerita Time
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
Sport Games on December 22, 1984
- Los Angeles Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 7 - 13
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 22, 1984?
On December 22, 1984 several famous people were born including, Greg Finley, Basshunter .
What was the number one song in December 22, 1984?
The number one song in the week of December 22, 1984 was Like A Virgin by Madonna in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK.
What were the top hits on December 22, 1984?
The top hits on December 22, 1984 were Like A Virgin by Madonna, Wild Boys by Duran Duran, Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.