Wednesday May 23, 1984
US date format: 5/23/1984, UK date format: 23/5/1984
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Hugo Almeida and Sam Milby.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams.
In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits.
Streets of Fire, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Superstar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Music Construction Set or The Battle-Road.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1984?
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- Detroit Tigers win 16th straight road game, tying American League record.
- Tottenham Hotspur won the 13th UEFA Cup at London, England beating the Anderlecht.
- Methane gas explosion at Abbeystead water treatment works in Lancashire, England kills 16 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
- Duran Duran - The Reflex
- Night Ranger - Sister Christian
- Irene Cara - Breakdance
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 23If May 23, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 25 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 May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 23, 1984?
On May 23, 1984 several famous people were born including, Hugo Almeida, Sam Milby, Adam Wylie.
What was the number one song in May 23, 1984?
The number one song in the week of May 23, 1984 was Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran in UK.
What were the top hits on May 23, 1984?
The top hits on May 23, 1984 were Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams, Hello by Lionel Richie, Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper in US and The Reflex by Duran Duran, Automatic by The Pointer Sisters, Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins in UK.