18th of January, 1984

The 18th of January, 1984, fell on a Wednesday. Day 18 of 1984. Decade: 1980s.

36 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since the 18th of January, 1984.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of January, 1984:

  • A coal mine explosion in Japan kills 83 people.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of January, 1984:

  • United States: Owner Of A Lonely Heart - Yes
  • United Kingdom: Pipes Of Peace - Paul McCartney

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Terms of Endearment" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 18th of January, 1984.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Tina Turner - "What's Love Got to Do with It"

    "What's Love Got to Do with It" by Tina Turner would go on to win a Grammy for 1984's Song of the Year.

  • Peter Ueberroth.

    Peter Ueberroth was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1984. Ueberroth received this acknowledgment for his role in organizing the 1984 Summer Olympics.

  • Amadeus

    "Amadeus" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1984.

  • 1984 in movies.

    Movies released in 1984 included Beverly Hills Cop, Ghostbusters, The Terminator, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Gremlins, The Karate Kid, Police Academy, Footloose, Romancing the Stone, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Red Dawn, Splash and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

  • Mid 1980s fashion.

    Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.

  • 1984 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1984 included Prince, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Kenny Loggins, Phil Collins, Van Halen, Lionel Richie, Yes, Culture Club and John Waite.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 36 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since the 18th of January, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1984.
  • Leap Year: 1984 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of January, 1984, will be 36 years of age.
  • People born in 1984 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 443232000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of January, 1984:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of January, 1984, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of January, 1984 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
  • The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
  • 'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.

1984 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1984.

"The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" - "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" - "Fraggle Rock" - "Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1984 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1984:

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Commodore 64
  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 18th of January, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of January, 1984 was probably conceived around the 10th of April, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of January, 1984 is the 27th of October, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

18th of January

Events that have occurred on the 18th of January:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of January, 1984.

  • 13,223 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,142,463,600 seconds have passed since the 18th of January, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,332,874,200 times.
  • Since the 18th of January, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 589,511,217,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 190,410,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,251,870 steps. That's about 43,667 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,709,563 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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