Monday January 23, 1984

US date format: 1/23/1984, UK date format: 23/1/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 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 Arjen Robben and Kyle Newacheck. 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. Reckless, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gift from the Gods or Grobda.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai

Events

  • Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become World Wrestling Federation champ.
  • Buffalo Sabres win NHL record 10th straight road game.
  • Greatest unpaced one-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km.

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Movies

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Reckless

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

Crackers

Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

Broadway Danny Rose

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Inquilaab

Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

TV Series

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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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by:

Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Days to next January 23

If January 23, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Berlin Game by Len Deighton

Berlin Game

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Long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.East

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome

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A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Neverending Story

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Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

Coroner by Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Coroner

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Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Karateka

Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Gift from the Gods

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

Grobda

Grobda

Platform: Arcade, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ, Sharp X1, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 23, 1984?

On January 23, 1984 several famous people were born including, Arjen Robben, Kyle Newacheck, Robbie Farah.

Which famous people died on January 23, 1984?

Famous people died on January 23, 1984 include, Samuel Gardner, Mu'in Bseiso.

What was the number one song in January 23, 1984?

The number one song in the week of January 23, 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 23, 1984?

The top hits on January 23, 1984 were Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes, Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, Talking In Your Sleep by The Romantics in US and Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, What Is Love by Howard Jones in UK.


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