Tuesday December 25, 1984, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1984, UK date format: 25/12/1984
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 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 Jessica Origliasso and Lisa Origliasso.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
Fatal Games, directed by Michael Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 50 Mission Crush or Barbie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1984?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 1984?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?