Thursday March 22, 1984

US date format: 3/22/1984, UK date format: 22/3/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Zilin Zhang and Piotr Trochowski. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Cruiser or Anter Planter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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Events

  • Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.

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Movies

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States of America

Police Academy

Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States of America

Charrito

Charrito

Directed by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Florinda Meza, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Rubén Aguirre

Polar

Polar

Directed by: Jacques Bral

Starring: Jean-François Balmer, Sandra Montaigu, Pierre Santini, Roland Dubillard

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TV Series

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Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Written by:

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nesto izmedju

Nesto izmedju

Days to next March 22

If March 22, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
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Books

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People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck

People Of The Lie

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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr

The Story Of Henri Tod

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CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Strategy[2] board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Fantasy Software

Cosmic Cruiser

Cosmic Cruiser

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Dragon 32, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Anter Planter

Anter Planter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Romik Software

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 22, 1984?

On March 22, 1984 several famous people were born including, Zilin Zhang, Piotr Trochowski.

What was the number one song in March 22, 1984?

The number one song in the week of March 22, 1984 was Jump by Van Halen in US and 99 Red Balloons by Nena in UK.

What were the top hits on March 22, 1984?

The top hits on March 22, 1984 were Jump by Van Halen, Somebody's Watching Me by Rockwell, Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper in US and 99 Red Balloons by Nena, Joanna / Tonight by Kool & The Gang, Hello by Lionel Richie in UK.


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