Monday November 26, 1984

US date format: 11/26/1984, UK date format: 26/11/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on November 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 Antonio Puerta . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Dune, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Close Encounters by Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Evil Dead or Match Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • After 518 goals and 14 years with Montreal Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires
  • US and Iraq regain diplomatic relations
  • John W Mercom Jr announces New Orleans Saints are up for sale for US$75 million.

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Movies

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

A Cruel Romance

A Cruel Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Larisa Guzeeva, Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Myagkov

The Terminator

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

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

Country: United States of America

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

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

Sport Games on November 26, 1984

Sport Games on November 26, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • New York Jets - Miami Dolphins : 17 - 28
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TV Series

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Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Close Encounters by Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates

Close Encounters

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Mike Wallace. His very name conjures up a certain kind of journalism -- smart, informed, intense, and groundbreaking. Who else has wrangled sit-downs with his roster of world leaders and criminals,

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Ride A Pale Horse by Helen MacInnes

Ride A Pale Horse

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When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview.

Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness by George Burns

Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

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The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Cosmic Cruiser

Cosmic Cruiser

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Dragon 32, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

3D Bomb Alley

3D Bomb Alley

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Software Invasion

Grobda

Grobda

Platform: Arcade, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ, Sharp X1, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 26, 1984?

On November 26, 1984 several famous people were born including, Antonio Puerta.

What was the number one song in November 26, 1984?

The number one song in the week of November 26, 1984 was Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham! in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK.

What were the top hits on November 26, 1984?

The top hits on November 26, 1984 were Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!, Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates, I Feel For You by Chaka Khan in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, The Power Of Love by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Last Christmas / Everything She Wants by Wham! in UK.