Monday July 23, 1984

US date format: 7/23/1984, UK date format: 23/7/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Brandon Roy and Walter Gargano. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C. Bill or Elite.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Kansas City Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
  • Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
  • Vanessa Lynn Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown, after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.

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Movies

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The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States of America

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States of America

Meatballs Part II

Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Trans-Karoo

Trans-Karoo

Opération O.P.E.N.

Opération O.P.E.N.

Sky-Fi

Sky-Fi

Days to next July 23

If July 23, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 2 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Possessions by Judith Michael

Possessions

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When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Deep Six by Clive Cussler

Deep Six

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Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gust Buster

Gust Buster

Platform: ColecoVision, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunrise Software inc.

B.C. Bill

B.C. Bill

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, TRS-80, Dragon 32, BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Datamost

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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 July 23, 1984?

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

What zodiac sign is July 23, 1984?

On July 23, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 23, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on July 23, 1984?

On July 23, 1984 several famous people were born including, Brandon Roy, Walter Gargano, Yann Jouffre.

Which famous people died on July 23, 1984?

Famous people died on July 23, 1984 include, Lloyd Gough.

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

The number one song in the week of July 23, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK.

What were the top hits on July 23, 1984?

The top hits on July 23, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Hole In My Shoe by neil in UK.


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