April 4th, 1984, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 95 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.
36 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since April 4th, 1984.
April 4th, 1984 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
1984 - The first entry in the protagonist's illegal diary is created.
The first day in the novel 1984 by George Orwell.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 4th, 1984:
United States: Footloose - Kenny Loggins
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 April 4th, 1984 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1984 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Footloose by Kenny Loggins 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Three's Company", "The Love Boat", "Magnum, P.I." and "Family Ties".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Galaxian", "Pac-Man" and "Missile Command". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Smurfs", "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" and "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show". Popular toys include the likes of "Big Jim (action figure)", "Cabbage Patch Kids", "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine" and "My Little Pony (figures)".
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 April 4th, 1984.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Amadeus" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1984.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
36 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since April 4th, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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 April 4th, 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 449881200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 4th, 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 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.
April 23rd, 1984: United States researchers announce their discovery of the AIDS virus.
April 25th, 1984: Robert F. Kennedy's son David F. Kennedy dies from an overdose of cocaine at a hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 4th, 1984, will have the star sign Aries.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: April 4th, 1984 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
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.
"Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "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)
Masters of the Universe (figures)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Monchhichi / Chicaboo
Big wheel (tricycle)
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Water Ring Toss
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Big Jim (action figure)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of April:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on April 4th, 1984.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 4th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 26th of June, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 4th, 1984 is the 12th of January, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 4th, 1984.
13,352 days have passed since this date.
1,153,612,800 seconds have passed since the April 4th, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,345,881,600 times.
Since April 4th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 595,264,204,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 192,268,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 99,210,701 steps. That's about 44,094 miles!
Since this date, 13,843,354 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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