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Sunday 8 July 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Bain and Alexis Dziena. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Cloak & Dagger, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Full Circle by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bridge-It or The Evil Dead.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at July 08 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cloak & Dagger

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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The Last Starfighter

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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The Gods Must Be Crazy

Directed by: Jamie Uys

Starring: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo

Country: United States

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Bachelor Party

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed

Country: United States

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Conan the Destroyer

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom

Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors (61 61 62)
  • Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1984?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Erma Bombeck -- July 2, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8910
  • Life: Dad With Quints

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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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

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The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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