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March 15th, 1984.

March 15th, 1984, was a Thursday. It was day 75 of 1984. The decade was the Eighties.

38 years, 4 months and 26 days have passed since March 15th, 1984.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 15th, 1984.

  • United States: Jump - Van Halen
  • United Kingdom: 99 Red Balloons - Nena

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 15th, 1984.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Jump - Van Halen
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
  • 99 Luftballons - Nena
  • Thriller - Michael Jackson
  • Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell
Play the top singles from the year 1984.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1984. Take a trip back to the days of Tina Turner, George Michael, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper and Prince.
Footloose

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Footloose" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.

Take me back to March 15th, 1984!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 15th, 1984, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer.

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song Jump by Van Halen is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, 99 Red Balloons by Nena is the number one hit song.

Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Footloose is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing long sweaters, fishnet stockings, fingerless gloves, jumpsuits, over-sized scarves, miniskirts, stirrup pants and spandex cycling shorts. Meanwhile, men are wearing Hawaiian shirts, flannel, shell suits and wool sport coats.

Because it's 1984, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as George Michael, Stevie Wonder, Wham!, Cyndi Lauper and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Marvin Gaye, Truman Capote, Kiki Camarena and David Huffman would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Happy Days", "The Facts of Life", "Magnum, P.I." and "Scarecrow and Mrs. King".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Asteroids", "Missile Command" and "Mario Bros.". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Schoolhouse Rock!", "Inspector Gadget" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Speak & Spell, Screwball Scramble, Strawberry Shortcake dolls and Turnin' Turbo Dashboard.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on March 15th, 1984.

  • 1984 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1984?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1984?

    The best NBA players in 1984 were Larry Bird, Bernard King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas.

  • Mid 1980s fashion.

    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 movies.

    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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1984?

    Who were the best football players in 1984?

    In 1984, the best soccer players were Michel Platini, Diego Maradona, Jean Tigana, Preben Elkjær-Larsen, Ian Rush, Fernando Chalana, Graeme Souness, Harald Schumacher, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Alain Giresse and Bryan Robson.

  • Amadeus.

    Amadeus.

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

  • Peter Ueberroth.

    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.

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

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

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

  • The Commodore 64.

    The Commodore 64.

    The Commodore 64 dominated the home computer market during this period.

  • VCRs are becoming popular.

    VCRs are becoming popular.

    During the first half of the 1980s, VCRs started to become a popular household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

  • Iran-Iraq War.

    Iran-Iraq War.

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

  • The Walkman.

    The Walkman.

    In the late 1970s and 1980s, portable cassette players such as the "Sony Walkman" were becoming more and more common.

  • People are using wallpaper to decorate their homes.

    People are using wallpaper to decorate their homes.

    Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 38 years, 4 months and 26 days have passed since March 15th, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 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: A person born on March 15th, 1984 will be 38 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1984 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 448156800.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around March 15th, 1984.

  • February 14th, 1984: Soccer: Newcastle United forward Kevin Keegan announces his retirement.
  • February 17th, 1984: The film Footloose (1984) is released.
  • February 28th, 1984: Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" wins eight awards at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards.
  • March 14th, 1984: Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams is seriously injured in a gun attack by the UVF.
  • This date: March 15th, 1984
  • March 23rd, 1984: Adult actress Shauna Grant commits suicide in Palm Springs, California.
  • March 28th, 1984: Soccer: Liverpool win the League Cup Final after beating rivals Everton 1-0 in a replay.
  • March 29th, 1984: NFL: Robert Irsay moves the Baltimore Colts to Indianapolis.
  • April 1st, 1984: Singer Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his own father.
  • April 2nd, 1984: Soccer: Keith Burkinshaw announces that he will be resigning as manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • April 10th, 1984: "The Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez commits his first known murder after he kills 9-year-old Chinese-American girl Mei Leung.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 15th, 1984, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 15th, 1984 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 15th, 1984.

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Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in March, 1984.

TV shows from March, 1984.

Night Court
Night Court
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.

Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.

The A-Team
The A-Team
Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.

'Allo 'Allo!
'Allo 'Allo!
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.

Cheers
Cheers
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.

Knight Rider
Knight Rider
Starring David Hasselhoff.

Family Ties
Family Ties
Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.

Cagney & Lacey
Cagney & Lacey
Police drama starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly.

Only Fools and Horses
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.

Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I.
Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.

Knots Landing
Knots Landing
American soap opera.

Trapper John, M.D.
Trapper John, M.D.
Medical drama.

Hart to Hart
Hart to Hart
TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.

The Facts of Life
The Facts of Life
Sitcom about a girls boarding school in Peekskill, New York. Starring Charlotte Rae as housemother Edna Garrett.

The Dukes of Hazzard
The Dukes of Hazzard
American television series.

Dallas
Dallas
Soap opera.

The Love Boat
The Love Boat
Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.

Three's Company
Three's Company
Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.

The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons
TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.

Happy Days
Happy Days
TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.

The Two Ronnies
The Two Ronnies
British comedy sketch show starring Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett.

Columbo
Columbo
Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

Cars in 1984.

1984 saw the introduction of cars such as the Citroën Axel, the Mercedes-Benz W124, the Toyota Carina II, the Chevrolet Corvette (C4), the Pontiac Fiero and the Volkswagen Citi Golf.

Cars in 1984.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on March 15th, 1984.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1984.

Mister T
Mister T

The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show
The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and the Chipmunks

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

The Littles
The Littles

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Fraggle Rock
Fraggle Rock

Inspector Gadget
Inspector Gadget

Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse

The Smurfs
The Smurfs

Cockleshell Bay
Cockleshell Bay

Diff'rent Strokes
Diff'rent Strokes

Happy Days
Happy Days

Schoolhouse Rock!
Schoolhouse Rock!

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1984.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1984.

Turnin' Turbo Dashboard
Turnin' Turbo Dashboard

My Little Pony (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)

The Commodore 64
The Commodore 64

Masters of the Universe (figures)
Masters of the Universe (figures)

The Lego train set
The Lego train set

Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)

Space Lego
Space Lego

Fischer Price cassette player
Fischer Price cassette player

Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Monchhichi / Chicaboo

Strawberry Shortcake dolls
Strawberry Shortcake dolls

Big wheel (tricycle)
Big wheel (tricycle)

Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine

Screwball Scramble
Screwball Scramble

Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids

Speak & Spell
Speak & Spell

Hungry Hungry Hippos
Hungry Hungry Hippos

Water Ring Toss
Water Ring Toss

Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons

Big Jim (action figure)
Big Jim (action figure)

Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite

Operation
Operation

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in March of 1984.

Mario Bros. 1983
Mario Bros.
Arcade game developed by Nintendo.

Donkey Kong 1981
Donkey Kong
Arcade game released by Nintendo.

Missile Command 1980
Missile Command
Arcade game developed by Atari.

Pac-Man 1980
Pac-Man
Maze arcade game.

Galaxian 1980
Galaxian
Fixed shooter arcade game.

Asteroids 1979
Asteroids
Space-themed shooter arcade game.

Lunar Lander 1979
Lunar Lander
In which the player controls a lunar landing module.

Space Invaders 1978
Space Invaders
Shooter arcade game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1984.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 15th, 1990 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 15th.

Andrew Jackson

US President. Deceased
Born on March 15th, 1767
He was not alive on this date.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court judge. Deceased
Born on March 15th, 1933
She turned 51 on this day in 1984.

will.i.am

Rapper.
Born on March 15th, 1975
He turned 9 on this day in 1984.

Eva Longoria

Actress.
Born on March 15th, 1975
She turned 9 on this day in 1984.

Paul Pogba

French soccer player.
Born on March 15th, 1993
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on March 15th, 1984.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 15th, 1984.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 15th, 1984 was most likely conceived around June 23rd, 1983.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 15th, 1984 is close to December 6th, 1984.

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Stats for March 15th, 1984

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 15th, 1984.

  • A total of 14,028 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,004 weeks have passed.
  • 1,212,015,600 seconds have passed since the March 15th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,414,018,200 times.
  • Since March 15th, 1984, the Earth has travelled approximately 625,400,049,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 202,002,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,233,342 steps. That's about 46,326 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,544,187 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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