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March 9th, 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: Martin Feldstein

(TIME Cover: March the 5th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 9th of March:

1285 - Emperor Go-Nijo of Japan (d. 1318)
1629 - Tsar Alexis I of Russia (d. 1676)
1749 - Honore Mirabeau, French writer and politician (d. 1791)
1942 - John Cale, Welsh musician, (The Velvet Underground)
1964 - Juliette Binoche, French actress
1968 - Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer

 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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