November 6th, 1984

November 6th, 1984, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 311 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.

35 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since November 6th, 1984.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 6th, 1984:

  • Ronald Reagan defeats Walter F. Mondale to become the next President of the United States.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 6th, 1984:

  • United States: Caribbean Queen - Billy Ocean
  • United Kingdom: I Feel For You - Chaka Kahn

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Terminator" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 6th, 1984 and it's a Tuesday. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Caribbean Queen by Billy Ocean is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, I Feel For You by Chaka Kahn is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Terminator 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 "Magnum, P.I.", "Scarecrow and Mrs. King", "Who's the Boss?" and "Charles in Charge". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Galaxian", "Mario Bros." and "Tetris". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Hungry Hungry Hippos", "Speak & Spell", "My Little Pony (figures)" and "Transformers".


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 November 6th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Amadeus

    "Amadeus" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1984.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 35 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since November 6th, 1984.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 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 November 6th, 1984, will be 35 years of age.
  • People born in 1984 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 468547200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 6th, 1984:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 6th, 1984, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 6th, 1984 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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

  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
  • Punky Brewster - Series about a child that has been abandoned by her parents.
  • The Transformers - Animated series about an ongoing war between shape-shifting robots.
  • 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.

1984 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1984.

"Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "The Transformers" - "Muppet Babies" - "Heathcliff" - "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" - "Dungeons & Dragons" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "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" - "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:

  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • 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
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of November:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on November 6th, 1984.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 6th, 1984 was probably conceived around the 28th of January, 1984. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 6th, 1984 is the 16th of August, 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 6th, 1984.

  • 13,056 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,128,034,800 seconds have passed since the November 6th, 1984.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,316,040,600 times.
  • Since November 6th, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 582,065,956,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 188,005,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,010,993 steps. That's about 43,116 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,536,418 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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