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February 27th, 1984...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Van Halen

In the UK:
by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Konstantin Chernecko

(TIME Cover: February the 27th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 27th of February:

272 - Constantine I, Roman emperor (d. 337)
1711 - Constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (d. 1769)
1902 - John Steinbeck, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
1928 - Ariel Sharon, former Prime Minister of Israel
1930 - Joanne Woodward, American actress
1932 - Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress
1957 - Adrian Smith, English musician (Iron Maiden)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1984

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

South Africa
Bishop of Johannesburg; former Secretary General, South African Council of Churches (S.A.C.C.)

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1984 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1984

directed by Milos Forman
with F. Murray Abraham (Antonio Salieri) and Tom Hulce (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Designed in 1984

The Ekstrem
by Terje Ekström

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Duran Duran / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 414, February 2, 1984



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