March 20th, 1984

March 20th, 1984, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 80 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.

36 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since March 20th, 1984.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Fernando Torres: Soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 20th, 1984:

  • United States: Jump - Van Halen
  • United Kingdom: Hello - Lionel Richie

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is March 20th, 1984 and it's a Tuesday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Jump by Van Halen is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Hello by Lionel Richie is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Splash is at the top of the Box Office. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Trapper John, M.D.", "Knots Landing", "The Smurfs" and "Family Ties". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Galaxian", "Pac-Man" and "Donkey Kong". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero", "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Hungry Hungry Hippos", "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine" and "Commodore 64".


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 March 20th, 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, 4 months and 24 days have passed since March 20th, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 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 March 20th, 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 448588800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 20th, 1984:

  • March 14th, 1984: Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams is seriously injured in a gun attack by the UVF.
  • March 23rd, 1984: Adult actress Shauna Grant commits suicide in Palm Springs, California.
  • April 1st, 1984: Singer Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his own father.
  • April 6th, 1984: The NeverEnding Story (1984) is released in movie theaters.
  • April 15th, 1984: English comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive heart attack and dies while live on TV.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 20th, 1984, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 20th, 1984 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

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

  • Kate & Allie - Comedy TV series.
  • 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.

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 20th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on March 20th, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 20th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 11th of June, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 20th, 1984 is the 28th of December, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 20th, 1984.

  • 13,296 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,148,770,800 seconds have passed since the March 20th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,340,232,600 times.
  • Since March 20th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 592,765,732,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 191,461,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,794,289 steps. That's about 43,909 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,785,250 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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