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Wednesday 8 February 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cecily Strong and Manuel Osborne-Paradis. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lode Runner or Dream House (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom

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Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series

Starring: Hayley Mills

Country: United States

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Alive from Off Center

Starring: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Country: United States

The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • 1st time 8 people in space
  • Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of three to Salyut 7.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Book Club Edition of the popular 1983-84 "Guess whodunit" contest (does not include solution!)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lode Runner

Platform: original versions: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, VIC-20, PC booter Later ports: Sega SG-1000, Правец 82/8М, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Atari ST, PC Engine, XBLA, Windows, iPod, Macintosh,

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund (US) Ariolasoft

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ChipWits

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Ninja Hayate

Platform: Arcade, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Action game, interactive movie

Publisher: Taito (arcade version) Wolf Team, Renovation, Sega (Sega CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions)

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