Saturday July 28, 1984

US date format: 7/28/1984, UK date format: 28/7/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Zach Parise and John David Washington. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing New York City or Dream House (video game).
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
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Events

  • 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles

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Movies

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The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States of America

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States of America

Meatballs Part II

Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Trans-Karoo

Trans-Karoo

Opération O.P.E.N.

Opération O.P.E.N.

Sky-Fi

Sky-Fi

Days to next July 28

If July 28, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome

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A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Deep Six by Clive Cussler

Deep Six

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Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman

The March Of Folly

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Flightmare

Flightmare

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Diamond Mine

Diamond Mine

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16/Plus/4

Genre: Maze

Publisher: MRM Software Blue Ribbon

New York City

New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Brain Strainers

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 28, 1984?

On July 28, 1984 several famous people were born including, Zach Parise, DeMeco Ryans, John David Washington.

What was the number one song in July 28, 1984?

The number one song in the week of July 28, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK.

What were the top hits on July 28, 1984?

The top hits on July 28, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen in US and Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Hole In My Shoe by neil in UK.


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