Monday July 30, 1984

US date format: 7/30/1984, UK date format: 30/7/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 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 Gina Rodriguez (actress) and Trudy McIntosh. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Intellectual Decathlon or Electrician.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon

Events

  • Holly Roffey (11 days) gets heart transplant
  • Soap Opera Santa Barbara premieres on NBC TV
  • Alvenus tanker at Cameron, Louisiana, spills 2.8 million gallons of oil.

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Movies

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Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States of America

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

TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Let's Parlez Franglais

Let's Parlez Franglais

Tiempo de morir

Tiempo de morir

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Days to next July 30

If July 30, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 1 month, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

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.

Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories by Saul Bellow

Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories

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Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Electrician

Electrician

Platform: Atari 8-bit family Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Synapse Software Kemco

Mindshadow

Mindshadow

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Activision

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 30, 1984?

On July 30, 1984 several famous people were born including, Gina Rodriguez (actress), Trudy McIntosh, Ryōhei Kimura.

What was the number one song in July 30, 1984?

The number one song in the week of July 30, 1984 was When Doves Cry by Prince in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on July 30, 1984?

The top hits on July 30, 1984 were When Doves Cry by Prince, Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr., State Of Shock by Jacksons in US and Careless Whisper by George Michael, Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Agadoo by Black Lace in UK.


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