December 1st, 1984, fell on a Saturday. It was day 336 of 1984. The decade was the 1980s.
35 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since December 1st, 1984.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 1st, 1984:
United States: Wake Me Up Before You Go-go - Wham
United Kingdom: I Should Have Known Better - Jim Diamond
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Missing in Action" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 1st, 1984 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Wake Me Up Before You Go-go by Wham is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, I Should Have Known Better by Jim Diamond is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Missing in Action 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.", "Knots Landing", "Only Fools and Horses" and "The Cosby Show". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lunar Lander", "Asteroids", "Donkey Kong" and "Tetris". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Diff'rent Strokes", "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "The Cosby Show".
Popular toys include the likes of "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine", "Masters of the Universe (figures)", "Commodore 64" and "Pound Puppies".
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 December 1st, 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.
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 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" 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 and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
35 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since December 1st, 1984.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 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 December 1st, 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 470707200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 1st, 1984:
December 22nd, 1984: Bernhard Goetz shoots and seriously wounds four would-be burglars on a train in Manhattan.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 1st, 1984, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1984 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: December 1st, 1984 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
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:
My Little Pony (figures)
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)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of December:
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 1st, 1984.
13,009 days have passed since this date.
1,123,974,000 seconds have passed since the December 1st, 1984.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,311,303,000 times.
Since December 1st, 1984, earth has travelled approximately 579,970,584,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 187,329,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 96,661,764 steps. That's about 42,961 miles!
Since this date, 13,487,688 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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