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April 25th, 1984.

April 25th, 1984, was a Wednesday. It was day 116 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.

37 years and 14 days have passed since April 25th, 1984.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on April 25th, 1984?

  • Robert F. Kennedy's son David F. Kennedy dies from an overdose of cocaine at a hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 25th, 1984.

  • United States: Against All Odds - Phil Collins
  • United Kingdom: Hello - Lionel Richie

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Friday the 13th: Final Chapter" was at the top of the box office on April 25th, 1984.

Take me back to April 25th, 1984!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 25th, 1984 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1984 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Against All Odds by Phil Collins 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 Friday the 13th: Final Chapter is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Magnum, P.I.", "Knight Rider" and "'Allo 'Allo!". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Pac-Man", "Missile Command" and "Mario Bros.". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "Fraggle Rock", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Lite-Brite, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price Little People (Farm) and the Commodore 64.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 25th, 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.

  • 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.

    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.

    "Amadeus" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • 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.

    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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 37 years and 14 days have passed since April 25th, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 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 25th, 1984, will be 37 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1984 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 451695600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 25th, 1984.

  • 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 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.
  • This date: April 25th, 1984
  • May 8th, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • May 8th, 1984: The Soviet Union announces that it is boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics in the United States.
  • May 10th, 1984: Soccer: Ray Wilkins agrees to join Italian side AC Milan from Manchester United.
  • May 12th, 1984: Soccer: Liverpool win the First Division title after a 0-0 draw with Notts County.
  • May 14th, 1984: British pop duo Wham! release their single "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go".
  • May 16th, 1984: Prince releases his single "When Doves Cry".
  • May 16th, 1984: American comedian Andy Kaufman dies from cancer at the age of 35.
  • May 17th, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • May 19th, 1984: Everton win the FA Cup final after a 2-0 victory over Watford.
  • May 21st, 1984: The "Atari 7800" video game console is announced.
  • May 23rd, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 25th, 1984, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 33.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 25th, 1984 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 25th, 1984.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1984.

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

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The 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
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 25th of April.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 25th of April.

  • Anzac Day (New Zealand)

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on April 25th, 1984.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 25th, 1984.

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 25th, 1984 was most likely conceived around the 17th of July, 1983.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 25th, 1984 is close to the 2nd of February, 1985.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 25th, 1984.

  • A total of 13,528 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,932 weeks have passed.
  • 1,168,819,200 seconds have passed since the April 25th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,363,622,400 times.
  • Since April 25th, 1984, the earth has travelled approximately 603,110,707,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 194,803,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,518,451 steps. That's about 44,675 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,025,830 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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