Sunday June 24, 1984

US date format: 6/24/1984, UK date format: 24/6/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 J J Redick and Andrea Raggi. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Reflex by Duran Duran. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. The Hit, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Jack or The Saga of Erik the Viking.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Joe Morgan sets career home run mark for second basemen with number 265.

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Movies

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The Hit

The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed, George Grizzard

Country: United States of America

Conan the Destroyer

Conan the Destroyer

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Country: United States of America

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States of America

The Pope of Greenwich Village

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

La torre 10

La torre 10

Rainbow Brite

Rainbow Brite

The Brief

The Brief

Round and Round

Round and Round

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 3 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Witches Of Eastwick by John Updike

The Witches Of Eastwick

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Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all

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.

Caveat by Alexander M. Haig Jr

Caveat

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Caveat: Realism, Reagan and Foreign Policy, by Haig, Alexander M. Jr.

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Natalie by Lana Wood

Natalie

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Hardcover book, Book Club Edition. Illustrated with family photographs, written by Natalie's sister. 215 pages. Here is the book that only Natalie Wood's sister could have written - a warm but

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gaplus

Gaplus

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Virtual Console

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally Midway; EU Mastertronic

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

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 June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 24, 1984?

On June 24, 1984 several famous people were born including, J J Redick, JJ Redick, Andrea Raggi

Which famous people died on June 24, 1984?

Famous people died on June 24, 1984 include, William Keighley, Clarence Campbell

What was the number one song in June 24, 1984?

The number one song in the week of June 24, 1984 was The Reflex by Duran Duran in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! in UK

What were the top hits on June 24, 1984?

The top hits on June 24, 1984 were The Reflex by Duran Duran, Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in US and Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham!, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams in UK


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