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February 3rd, 1984...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Owner of a Lonely Heart"
by Yes

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

TIME Magazine: Mahre and McKinney

(TIME Cover: January the 30th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of February:

1809 - Felix Mendelssohn, German composer (d. 1847)
1898 - Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect (d. 1976)
1904 - Pretty Boy Floyd, American gangster (d. 1934)
1909 - Simone Weil, French philosopher (d. 1943)
1947 - Paul Auster, American novelist
1959 - Laurence Tolhurst, British musician (The Cure)
1959 - Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician, composer and DJ (Pizzicato Five)

 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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