Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 31 May 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nate Robinson and Andrew Bailey (baseball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while First Lady From Plains by Rosalynn Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Land or Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at May 31 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 31 May 1984 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

More info

Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Par, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

More info

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

More info

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan

Country: United States

More info

The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 31 May 1984!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Teresa de Jesús

Starring: Concha Velasco, María Massip, Antonio Canal, Alicia Sánchez

Country: Spain

More info

Zlatniyat vek

Starring: Marius Donkin, Rumyan Lazov, Kiril Yanev, Vassil Mihajlov

Country: Bulgaria

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1984 ?

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 31 May
  • 57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge
  • 57th US National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling "luge".
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mecklenburg Correctional Center - 6 inmates - including James and Linwood Briley escape from a death row facility, the first and only occasion this has ever happened in the US.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 31 May 1984 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1984?

  • Time: American soldiers wading ashore on the beaches of Normandy, France June 6, 1944
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8905
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Olympic Turmoil -- May 21, 1984


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

First Lady From Plains

By: Rosalynn Carter

"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

More info


By: Lana Wood

Hardcover book, Book Club Edition. Illustrated with family photographs, written by Natalie's sister. 215 pages. Here is the book that only Natalie Wood's sister could have written - a warm but

More info

The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

More info


By: Alexander M. Haig Jr

Caveat: Realism, Reagan and Foreign Policy, by Haig, Alexander M. Jr.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, PC Booter

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers, Sega

More info
Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 31 May 1984 is such a special date for you!