Sunday February 26, 1984
US date format: 2/26/1984, UK date format: 26/2/1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Beren Saat and Emmanuel Adebayor.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen.
In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits.
This Is Spinal Tap, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Smart Women by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Oh Mummy or Ducks Ahoy!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 26, 1984?
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- Reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called New York City "Hymietown".
- Pak Awang (84) marries 80th spouse.
- Robert Penn Warren, Pulitzer Prize winner, named first US poet laureate.
- Last US marines in multinational peace-keeping force in Lebanon leave Beirut.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 26, 1984?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?