Sunday January 22, 1984
US date format: 1/22/1984, UK date format: 22/1/1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Raica Oliveira and Ubaldo Jiménez.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes.
In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits.
Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Robin Hood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamic Ski or Invasion of the Body Snatchas!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 22, 1984?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Washington Redskins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
- Apple Computer runs its "1984" 60 second TV commercial during the NFL SuperBowl football game, introducing the Macintosh computer, without showing the computer, or listing features. Apple Computer runs the ad publicly only once, but dozens of news and talk shows replay it, making it one of the most memorable advertisements in TV history.
- Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates.
- The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous ''1984'' television commercial.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Patti LaBelle - If Only You Knew
- Shannon - Let The Music Play
- Debarge - Time Will Reveal
- ConFunkShun - Baby, I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love)
- The Deele - Body Talk
- Twilight 22 - Electric Kingdom
- Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson - Say Say Say
- Luther Vandross - I'll Let You Slide
- D Train - Something's On Your Mind
Sport Games on January 22, 1984
- Washington Redskins - Los Angeles Raiders : 9 - 38
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 22If January 22, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 21 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 22, 1984?
On January 22, 1984 several famous people were born including, Raica Oliveira, Ubaldo Jiménez, Leon Powe.
What was the number one song in January 22, 1984?
The number one song in the week of January 22, 1984 was Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney in UK.
What were the top hits on January 22, 1984?
The top hits on January 22, 1984 were Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes, Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.