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March 23rd, 1984...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Van Halen

In the UK:
"99 Red Balloons"
by Nena
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Michael Jackson

(TIME Cover: March the 19th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of March:

1723 - Agha Mohammad Khan Ghajar, King of Iran (d. 1771)
1749 - Pierre Simon de Laplace, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1827)
1887 - Prince Felix Yussupov, Russian assassin of Rasputin (d. 1967)
1910 - Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (d. 1998)
1944 - Michael Nyman, British minimalist composer
1968 - Damon Albarn, English musician (Blur and Gorillaz)

 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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