Thursday October 25, 1984

US date format: 10/25/1984, UK date format: 25/10/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Katy Perry and Karolina Sprem. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bird Mother or Loco.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Give My Regards to Broad Street premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)
  • Hepatitis virus is discovered
  • King Boudouin opens Museum for Modern Art in Brussels
  • Rangers beat Devils 11-2
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Movies

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The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Lovelines

Lovelines

Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: Greg Bradford, Mary Beth Evans, Michael Winslow, Don Michael Paul

Toy Soldiers

Toy Soldiers

Directed by: David Fisher

Starring: Jason Miller, Cleavon Little, Rodolfo de Anda, Terri Garber

The Terminator

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Country: United States of America

What Have I Done to Deserve This?

What Have I Done to Deserve This?

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

TV Series

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Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

The Maestro's Company

The Maestro's Company

Starring: Justine Clarke, Adam Willits

Country: Australia

Days to next October 25

If October 25, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Role Of Honor by John Gardner

Role Of Honor

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Role of Honor

Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer

Tough Guys Don'T Dance

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Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo …

The Rest Of Us by Stephen Birmingham

The Rest Of Us

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THE REST OF US is the third panel of Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych (OUR CROWD and THE GRANDEES)--the story of Eastern European Jews who, between 1882 and 1915, thronged into New

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark

Stillwatch

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I told you not to come...Slipped under the door of her Georgetown home, the note was an ominous reminder of Pat Traymore's past.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bird Mother

Bird Mother

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Loco

Loco

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Alligata

Donald Duck's Playground

Donald Duck's Playground

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MS-DOS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 25, 1984?

On October 25, 1984 several famous people were born including, Katy Perry, Karolina Sprem, Sara Helena Lumholdt.

Which famous people died on October 25, 1984?

Famous people died on October 25, 1984 include, Pascale Ogier.

What was the number one song in October 25, 1984?

The number one song in the week of October 25, 1984 was I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on October 25, 1984?

The top hits on October 25, 1984 were I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean, Hard Habit To Break by Chicago in US and I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder, Freedom by Wham!, The War Song by Culture Club in UK.


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