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June 22nd, 1984...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Time after Time"
by Cyndi Lauper

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

TIME Magazine: Walter Mondale

(TIME Cover: June the 18th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of June:

1906 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and pilot (d. 2001)
1946 - Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist, member of Buena Vista Social Club
1949 - Meryl Streep, American actress
1949 - Lindsay Wagner, American actress (Jaime Sommers)
1953 - Cyndi Lauper, American singer
1957 - Garry Gary Beers, Australian bassist from group INXS
1961 - Jimmy Sommerville, Scottish singer (Bronski Beat, Communards and solo)

 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

Pretenders, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 420, April 26, 1984



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