July 23rd, 1984, fell on a Monday. It was day 205 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.
36 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since July 23rd, 1984.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 23rd, 1984:
Vanessa L. Williams resigns as Miss America after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 1984:
United States: When Doves Cry - Prince
United Kingdom: Two Tribes - Frankie goes to Hollywood
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Ghostbusters" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 23rd, 1984 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song When Doves Cry by Prince is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Two Tribes by Frankie goes to Hollywood is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Ghostbusters 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Knots Landing", "Magnum, P.I.", "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" and "Sherlock Holmes". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Galaxian", "Missile Command", "Mario Bros." and "Tetris". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Cockleshell Bay" and "Dungeons & Dragons".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Monchhichi / Chicaboo", "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)" 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 July 23rd, 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.
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 and information about this date:
36 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since July 23rd, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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 July 23rd, 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 459385200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 23rd, 1984:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of July:
Revolution Day (Egypt)
Who was the US President on July 23rd, 1984?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 1984?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 23rd, 1984 was probably conceived around the 14th of October, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 23rd, 1984 is the 2nd of May, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 23rd, 1984.
13,327 days have passed since this date.
1,151,456,400 seconds have passed since the July 23rd, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,343,365,800 times.
Since July 23rd, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 594,151,502,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 191,909,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 99,025,250 steps. That's about 44,011 miles!
Since this date, 13,817,477 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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