Friday December 28, 1984
US date format: 12/28/1984, UK date format: 28/12/1984
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Martin Kaymer and Lisa Cant.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
Fatal Games, directed by Michael Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marble Madness or Dropzone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1984?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- TV soap Edge of Night ends 28 year run
- Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old.
- Famine in Ethiopia begins and kills a million people by the end of 1984. (1984 Famine in Ethiopia).
- Crack, a smokeable form of cocaine, is first introduced into the Los Angeles area and soon spreads across the United States in what becomes known as the Crack Epidemic.
- Sam Peckinpah: American film director and screenwriter...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1984?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 28, 1984?
On December 28, 1984 several famous people were born including, Martin Kaymer, Lisa Cant, Ana Rocha.
Which famous people died on December 28, 1984?
Famous people died on December 28, 1984 include, Sam Peckinpah.