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September 3rd, 1984.

September 3rd, 1984, was a Monday. It was day 247 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.

36 years, 8 months and 6 days have passed since September 3rd, 1984.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 3rd, 1984.

  • United States: What's Love Got To Do With It - Tina Turner
  • United Kingdom: I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Red Dawn (1984)" was at the top of the box office on September 3rd, 1984.

Take me back to September 3rd, 1984!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 3rd, 1984 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Red Dawn (1984) 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 "Happy Days", "The Love Boat", "Knots Landing" and "Magnum, P.I.". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Missile Command", "Mario Bros." and "Duck Hunt". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Diff'rent Strokes", "Inspector Gadget", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Lite-Brite, Cabbage Patch Kids, Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine and Monchhichi / Chicaboo.

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 September 3rd, 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.

  • 36 years, 8 months and 6 days have passed since September 3rd, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 36 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 September 3rd, 1984, will be 36 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1984 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 463014000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 3rd, 1984.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 3rd, 1984, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 3rd, 1984 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

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 September 3rd, 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.

  • Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
  • 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 3rd of September.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of September.

  • Labor Day (USA)

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on September 3rd, 1984.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 3rd, 1984.

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 3rd, 1984 was most likely conceived around the 25th of November, 1983.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 3rd, 1984 is close to the 13th of June, 1985.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 3rd, 1984.

  • A total of 13,397 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,913 weeks have passed.
  • 1,157,500,800 seconds have passed since the September 3rd, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,350,417,600 times.
  • Since September 3rd, 1984, the earth has travelled approximately 597,270,412,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 192,916,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 99,545,069 steps. That's about 44,242 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,890,010 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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