April 25th, 1984

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

36 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since April 25th, 1984.


On This Date

Events that occurred 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 Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Friday the 13th: Final Chapter" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 25th, 1984 and it's a Wednesday. 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. 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 "Dallas", "Hart to Hart", "Knight Rider" and "Scarecrow and Mrs. King". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Asteroids", "Donkey Kong" and "Duck Hunt". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Cockleshell Bay", "Fraggle Rock", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Big Jim (action figure)", "Monchhichi / Chicaboo", "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)" 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 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.

  • 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:

  • 36 years, 4 months and 27 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 36 years of age.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • April 23rd, 1984: United States researchers announce their discovery of the AIDS virus.
  • May 8th, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • May 16th, 1984: Andy Kaufman dies of cancer.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 25th, 1984 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.

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)
  • 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
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that 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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 25th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 17th of July, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 25th, 1984 is the 2nd of February, 1985. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 13,299 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,149,033,600 seconds have passed since the April 25th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,340,539,200 times.
  • Since April 25th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 592,901,337,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 191,505,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,816,890 steps. That's about 43,919 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,788,403 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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