Wednesday February 29, 1984

US date format: 2/29/1984, UK date format: 29/2/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 29, 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 Mark Foster and Alicia Hollowell. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Splash, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frak! or Deus Ex Machina.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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  • Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces he will retire as soon as the Liberals can elect another leader.
  • Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces his retirement.

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Movies

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Country: United States of America

Love Streams

Love Streams

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

Broadway Danny Rose

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Mashaal

Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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TV Series

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

The Living Planet

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next February 29

If February 29, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck

People Of The Lie

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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr

The Story Of Henri Tod

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CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

Nerve Endings by William Martin

Nerve Endings

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A merger between two powerful corporate empires results in a breathless cross-country race by James Whiting and Jeanne Darrow when the pair discovers what is at stake if the

Changes by Danielle Steel

Changes

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Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gift from the Gods

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

Frak!

Frak!

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Aardvark (BBC / Electron) Statesoft (C64)

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 29, 1984?

On February 29, 1984 several famous people were born including, Alicia Hollowell, Mark Foster, Janvi Chheda.

Which famous people died on February 29, 1984?

Famous people died on February 29, 1984 include, Roland Culver.

What was the number one song in February 29, 1984?

The number one song in the week of February 29, 1984 was Jump by Van Halen in US and 99 Red Balloons by Nena in UK.

What were the top hits on February 29, 1984?

The top hits on February 29, 1984 were Jump by Van Halen, 99 Luftballons by Nena, Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper in US and 99 Red Balloons by Nena, Joanna / Tonight by Kool & The Gang, Hello by Lionel Richie in UK.


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