September 14th, 1984

September 14th, 1984, fell on a Friday. It was day 258 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.

36 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since September 14th, 1984.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 14th, 1984:

  • 1984 MTV Video Music Awards: "You Might Think" by The Cars wins Video of the Year.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 14th, 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

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 September 14th, 1984 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. 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 Ghostbusters 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 "Columbo.", "Trapper John, M.D.", "Cheers" and "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pac-Man", "Missile Command", "Donkey Kong" and "Duck Hunt".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero", "Dungeons & Dragons", "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "Heathcliff". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Big Jim (action figure)", "Monchhichi / Chicaboo" and "Masters of the Universe (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 September 14th, 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, 0 months and 7 days have passed since September 14th, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 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 14th, 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 463964400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 14th, 1984:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 14th, 1984, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 14th, 1984 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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.

"Heathcliff" - "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 14th of September:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on September 14th, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 14th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 6th of December, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 14th, 1984 is the 24th of June, 1985. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 14th, 1984.

  • 13,156 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,136,678,400 seconds have passed since the September 14th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,326,124,800 times.
  • Since September 14th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 586,526,054,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 189,446,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,754,342 steps. That's about 43,446 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,640,141 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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