Thursday 26 April 1984
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan O'Donohue in Pomona and Emily Wickersham.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
The Toxic Avenger, directed by Michael Herz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename MAT or Gremlins.
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1984 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Ryan O'Donohue in Pomona: California; actress (Byrds of Paradise, Boys are Back).
- Emily Wickersham: TV Actress.
- President Reagan visits China
- US President Ronald Reagan visits China.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
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