September 16th, 1984, fell on a Sunday. It was day 260 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.
36 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since September 16th, 1984.
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The date is September 16th, 1984 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. 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. 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 "The Love Boat", "Only Fools and Horses", "Cheers" and "Sherlock Holmes".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Galaxian", "Duck Hunt" and "Tetris". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Happy Days", "Danger Mouse", "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "Heathcliff". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Lite-Brite", "Water Ring Toss", "Cabbage Patch Kids" and "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine".
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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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The best NBA players in 1984 were Larry Bird, Bernard King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas.
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.
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