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July 26th, 1984...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"When Doves Cry"
by Prince

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

TIME Magazine: Geraldine Ferraro

(TIME Cover: July the 23rd, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 26th of July:

1678 - Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1711)
1894 - Aldous Huxley, English-born author (d. 1963)
1908 - Salvador Allende, President of Chile (d. 1973)
1922 - Blake Edwards, American film director
1928 - Stanley Kubrick, American film director (d. 1999)
1943 - Mick Jagger, English musician (The Rolling Stones)
1949 - Roger Taylor, English musician (Queen)
1959 - Kevin Spacey, American actor

 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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