Sunday 26 August 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Clément and Loaded Lux.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr..
In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Return of the Jedi or Beyond Castle Wolfenstein.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:26 August
- Julie Stevens: Actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67.
- Betsy King wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
- Tatyana Kazankina of the USSR sets 3k woman record (8:22.62) in Leningrad
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
- Prince - When Doves Cry
- John Waite - Missing You
- Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
- Jacksons - State Of Shock
- Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night
- Cyndi Lauper - She Bop
- Peabo Bryson - If Ever You're In My Arms Again
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