Thursday May 24, 1984

US date format: 5/24/1984, UK date format: 24/5/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Sarah Hagan and James Parker. 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 ChipWits or Circus Charlie.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Wiz opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Detroit Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game

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Movies

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Streets of Fire

Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Country: United States of America

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Saaransh

Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Roadhouse 66

Roadhouse 66

Directed by: John Mark Robinson

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Judge Reinhold, Kaaren Lee, Kate Vernon

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TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Tuesday Night Titans

Tuesday Night Titans

Épopée rock

Épopée rock

Starring: Patrice Dussault

Country: Canada

Days to next May 24

If May 24, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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Democracy by Joan Didion

Democracy

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Inez Victor knows that the major casualty of the political life is memory. But the people around Inez have made careers out of losing track.

Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

ChipWits

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Circus Charlie

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Agent USA

Agent USA

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Strategy

Publisher: Scholastic

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 24, 1984?

On May 24, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1984?

On May 24, 1984 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1984?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1984?

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

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1984?

On May 24, 1984 several famous people were born including, James Parker, Sarah Hagan, Dmitri Kruglov.

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

The number one song in the week of May 24, 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 24, 1984?

The top hits on May 24, 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.


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