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Top Songs of 84
*1   WHEN DOVES CRY, Prince and the Revolution (Warner Brothers) (#1, July)
*2   WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT, Tina Turner (Capitol) (#1, Sept)
*3   SAY, SAY, SAY, Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson (#1, Dec 1983)
*4   FOOTLOOSE, Kenny Loggins (Columbia) (#1, March)
*5   AGAINST ALL ODDS (Take a Look at Me Now), Phil Collins (Atlantic) (#1, April)
*6   JUMP, Van Halen (Warner Brothers) (#1, Feb)
*7   HELLO, Lionel Richie (#1, May)
*8   OWNER OF A LONELY HEART, Yes (Atco) (#1, Jan)
*9   GHOSTBUSTERS, Ray Parker Jr. (Arista) (#1, Aug)
*10   KARMA CHAMELEON, Culture Club (Virgin) (#1, Feb)
*11   MISSING YOU, John Waite (EMI-America) (#1, Sept)
*12   ALL NIGHT LONG (All Night), Lionel Richie (Motown) (#1, Nov 1983)
*13   LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY, Denise Williams (Columbia) (#1, May)
14   DANCING IN THE DARK, Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) (#2, June)
15   GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN,  Cyndi Lauper (Portrait) (#2, March)
*16   THE REFLEX, Duran Duran (Capitol) (#1, June)
*17   TIME AFTER TIME, Cyndi Lauper (Portrait) (#1, June)
18   JUMP (For My Love), The Pointer Sisters (Planet) (#3, July)
19   TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP, The Romantics (Nemporer) (#3, Jan)
20   SELF CONTROL, Laura Branigan (Atlantic) (#4, June)
*21   LET'S GO CRAZY, Prince and the Revolution (Warner Brothers) (#1, Sept)
22   SAY IT ISN'T SO, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#2, Dec 1983)
23   HOLD ME NOW, The Thompson Twins (Arista) (#3, May)
24   JOANNA, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#2, Feb)
*25   I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU, Stevie Wonder (Tamla) (#1, Oct)
26   SOMEBODY'S WATCHING ME, Rockwell  (Motown) (#2, March)
27   BREAK MY STRIDE, Matthew Wilder (Private I) (#5, Jan)
28   99 LUFTBALLONS, Nena (Epic) (#2, March)
29   I CAN DREAM ABOUT YOU, Dan Hartman (MCA) (#6, Aug)
30   THE GLAMOROUS LIFE, Sheila E. (Warner Brothers) (#7, Oct)
31   OH SHERRY, Steve Perry (Columbia) (#3, June)
32   STUCK ON YOU, Lionel Richie (Motown) (#3, Aug)
33   I GUESS THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES, Elton John (Geffen) (#4, Jan)
34   SHE BOP, Cyndi Lauper (Portrait) (#3, Sept)
35   BORDERLINE, Madonna (Sire) (#10, June)
36   SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT, Corey Hart (EMI-America) (#7, Sept)
37   EYES WITHOUT A FACE, Billy Idol (Chrysalis) (#4, July)
38   HERE COMES THE RAIN AGAIN, The Eurythmics (RCA) (#4, March)
39   UPTOWN GIRL, Billy Joel (Columbia) (#3, Nov 1983)
40   SISTER CHRISTIAN, Night Ranger (Camel) (#5, June)
41   DRIVE, The Cars (Elektra) (#3, Sept)
42   TWIST OF FATE/TAKE A CHANCE, Olivia Newton-John (MCA) (#5, Jan)
43   UNION OF THE SNAKE, Duran Duran (Capitol) (#3, Dec 1983)
44   THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL, Huey Lewis and the News (Chrysalis) (#6, June)
45   HARD HABIT TO BREAK, Chicago (Full Moon) (#3, Oct)
46   THE WARRIOR, Scandal Featuring Patty Smyth (Columbia) (#7, Sept)
47   IF EVER YOU'RE IN MY ARMS AGAIN, Peabo Bryson (Elektra) (#10, Aug)
48   AUTOMATIC, The Pointer Sisters (Planet) (#5, April)
49   LET THE MUSIC PLAY, Shannon (Emergency/Mirage) (#8, Feb)
50   TO ALL THE GIRLS I'VE LOVED BEFORE, Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson (Columbia) (#5, May)
*51   CARIBBEAN QUEEN (No More Love On the Run) Billy Ocean (Jive) (#1, Nov)
52   THAT'S ALL, Genesis (Atlantic) (#6, Feb)
53   RUNNING WITH THE NIGHT, Lionel Richie (Motown) (#7, Feb)
54   SAD SONGS (Say So Much), Elton John (Geffen) (#5, Aug)
55   I WANT A NEW DRUG, Huey Lewis and the News (Chrysalis) (#6, March)
*56   ISLANDS IN THE STREAM, Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton (RCA) (#1, Oct 1983)
57   LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD, Pat Benatar (Chrysalis) (#5, Dec 1983)
58   INFATUATION, Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers) (#6, July)
59   ALMOST PARADISE, Mick Reno and Ann Wilson (Columbia) (#7, July)
60   LEGS, ZZ Top (Warner Brothers) (#8, July)
61   STATE OF SHOCK, The Jacksons (Epic) (#3, Aug)
62   LOVE SOMEBODY, Rick Springfield (RCA) (#5, May)
63   MISS ME BLIND, Culture CLub (Virgin) (#5, April)
64   IF THIS IS IT, Huey Lewis and the News (Chrysalis) (#6, Sept)
65   YOU MIGHT THINK, The Cars (Elektra) (#7, April)
66   LUCKY STAR, Madonna (Sire) (#4, Oct)
67   COVER ME, Bruce Sprigsteen (Columbia) (#7, Oct)
68   CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE, Quiet Riot (Pasha) (#5, Nov 1983)
69   BREAKDANCE, Irene Cara (Geffen) (#8, June)
70   ADULT EDUCATION, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#8, April)
71   THEY DON'T KNOW, Tracey Ullman (MCA) (#8, April)
72   AN INNOCENT MAN, Billy Joel (Columbia) (#10, Feb)
73   CRUEL SUMMER, Bananarama (London) (#9, Sept)
74   DANCE HALL DAYS, Wang Chung (Geffen) (#16, July)
75   GIVE IT UP,  K.C. (Meca) (#18, March)
76   I'M SO EXCITED, The Pointer Sisters (Planet) (#9, Oct)
77   I STILL CAN'T GET OVER LOSING YOU, Ray Parker Jr. (Arista) (#12, Feb)
78   THRILLER, Michael Jackson (Epic) (#4, March)
79   HOLIDAY, Madonna (Sire) (#16, Jan)
80   BREAKIN'...THERE'S NO STOPPIN' US, Ollie and Jerry (Polydor) (#9, Aug)
81   NOBODY TOLD ME, John Lennon (Polydor) (#5, March)
82   CHURCH OF THE POISONED MIND, Culture Club (Virgin) (#10, Dec 1983)
83   THINK OF LAURA, Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers) (#9, Feb)
84   TIME WILL REVEAL, DeBarge (Gordy) (#18, Jan)
85   WRAPPED AROUND YOUR FINGER, The Police (A&M) (#8, March)
86   PINK HOUSES, John Cougar Mellencamp (Riva) (#8, Feb)
87   ROUND AND ROUND, Ratt (Atlantic) (#12, Aug)
88   HEAD OVER HEELS, The Go-Go's (I.R.S.) (#11, May)
89   THE LONGEST TIME, Billy Joel (Columbia) (#14, May)
90   TONIGHT, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#13, May)
91   GOT A HOLD ON ME, Christine McVie (Warner Brothers) (#10, March)
92   DANCING IN THE SHEETS, The Shalamar (Columbia) (#17, May)
93   UNDERCOVER OF THE NIGHT, The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones) (#9, Dec 1983)
94   ON THE DARK SIDE, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band (Scotti Brothers) (#7, Oct)
95   NEW MOON ON MONDAY, Duran Duran (Capitol) (#10, March)
96   MAJOR TOM (Coming Home), Peter Schilling (Elektra) (#14, Dec 1983)
97   MAGIC, The Cars (Elektra) (#12, July)
98   WHEN YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES, Night Ranger (Camel) (#14, Sept)
99   ROCK ME TONITE, Billy Squier (Capitol) (#15, Sept)
100  YAH MO B THERE, James Ingram with Michael McDonald (Qwest) (#19, March)

Top Movies
Top Grossing Movies Released in 1983



1]   Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

2]   Terms of Endearment (1983)

3]   Flashdance (1983)

4]   Trading Places (1983)

5]   WarGames (1983)

6]   Octopussy (1983)

7]   Sudden Impact (1983)

8]   Mr. Mom (1983)

9]   Staying Alive (1983)  

10] Risky Business (1983)



Top 10 Popular Movies Released in 1984 according to IMDB



1]   Scarface (1983)

2]   A Christmas Story (1983)

3]   The Right Stuff (1983)

4]   WarGames (1983)

5]   The Meaning of Life (1983)

6]   Trading Places (1983)

7]   Risky Business (1983)

8]   Vacation (1983)

9]   Octopussy (1983)

10] Never Say Never Again (1983)



Top Grossing Movies Released in 1984



1]   Ghost Busters (1984)

2]   Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

3]   Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

4]   Gremlins (1984)

5]   The Karate Kid (1984)

6]   Police Academy (1984)

7]   Footloose (1984)

8]   Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

9]   Romancing the Stone (1984)

10] Purple Rain (1984)



Top 10 Popular Movies Released in 1984 according to IMDB



1]   The Terminator (1984)

2]   Amadeus (1984)

3]   Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

4]   Ghost Busters (1984)

5]   This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

6]   Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

7]   Dune (1984)

8]   Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

9]   Gremlins (1984)

10] A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

World Events
World Events for 1984
         1,000 hosts on the Internet

         UK and China agree on Hong Kong

         300 people die when Indian Army attacks the Sikh Temple

          Indira Gandhi murdered

         Moderates win elections in El Salvador
 

24 January
Apple Macintosh introduced

8 February
Winter Olympic Games held in Sarajevo (to 19 February)

7 April
AIDS virus discovered

28 July
Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles (to 12 August)

6 November
Ronald W. Reagan re-elected US President

3 December
Union Carbide gas leak kills thousands in Bhopal, India








Sports
Olympic-Los Angeles

NBA: Boston Celtics vs. LA Lakers Series: 4-3
NCAA Football: Brigham Young University Record: 13-0-0
Heisman Trophy: Doug Flutie, boston college, QB points: 2,240
Stanley Cup: Edmunton Oilers vs. New York Islanders Series: 4-1
Super Bowl XVIII: Los Angeles Raiders vs. Washington Redskins Score: 38-9
US Open Golf: Fuzzy Zoller Score: 276* Course: Winged Foot GC Location: Mamaroneck, NY (* Playoff with Greg Norman)
World Series: Detroit Tigers vs. San Diego Padres Series: 4-1

Most Popular Books
Fiction
1. 'The Talisman' by Stephen King
2. 'The Aquitaine Progression' by Robert Ludlum
3. 'The Sicilian' by Mario Puzo
4. 'Love and War' by John Jakes
5. 'The Butter Battle Book' by Dr. Seuss

Nonfiction
1. 'Iacocca: An Autobiography' by Lee Iacocca
2. 'Loving Each Other' by Leo Buscaglia
3. 'Eat to Win' by Robert Haas, M. D.
4. 'Pieces of My Mind' by Andrew Rooney
5. 'Weight Watchers' Fast and Fabulous Cookbook'

Most Popular Television Shows

1. Dynasty (ABC)
2. Dallas (CBS)
3. The Cosby Show (NBC)
4. 60 Minutes (CBS)
5. Family Ties (NBC)
6. The A-Team (NBC)
7. Simon & Simon (CBS)
8. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
9. Knots Landing (CBS)
10. Falcon Crest (CBS)



Academy Awards, USA: 1985
Oscar

Best Picture



 Winner:


Amadeus (1984) - Saul Zaentz



Best Actor in a Leading Role



 Winner:


Amadeus (1984) - F. Murray Abraham



Best Actress in a Leading Role



 Winner:


Places in the Heart (1984) - Sally Field



Best Actor in a Supporting Role



 Winner:


Killing Fields, The (1984) - Haing S. Ngor



Best Actress in a Supporting Role



 Winner:


Passage to India, A (1984) - Peggy Ashcroft
- Peggy Ashcroft was not present at the awards ceremony. Angela Lansbury accepted the award on her behalf.



Best Director



 Winner:


Amadeus (1984) - Milos Forman



Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen



 Winner:


Places in the Heart (1984) - Robert Benton (I)



Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium



 Winner:


Amadeus (1984) - Peter Shaffer



Best Cinematography



 Winner:


Killing Fields, The (1984) - Chris Menges





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