Tuesday 24 January 1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emerse Faé and Luke Arnold.
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.
while The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Living Planet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Bomb Alley or Donald Duck's Playground.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Emerse Faé
- Luke Arnold
- Yana Toboso: Illustrator.
- Justin Baldoni: TV Actor.
- Jay Briscoe: American wrestler.
- Scott Kazmir: American baseball player.
- Witold Kiełtyka: Polish drummer (Decapitated and Dies Irae) (d. 2007).
- Paulo Gonçalves: Portuguese footballer.
- Witold Kie?tyka: Polish drummer (Decapitated) (d. 2007).
- Paulo Sergio: Portuguese footballer.
- Anne-Flore Marxer: French-Swiss snowboarder, she won the Freeride world Tour in 2011.
- The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
- Apple Computer introduces the Apple Macintosh computer. It features 7.83 MHz 32-bit Motorola 68000 processor, built-in 9-inch 512x342 graphics monochrome monitor, 3.5-inch diskette drive, and 128 kB RAM. Price is $2500, well above the original $1000 target.
- The Apple Macintosh is introduced.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
- The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep
- Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
- Kool & The Gang - Joanna
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Lionel Richie - Running With The Night
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Genesis - That's All
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