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Tuesday 11 December 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Echeverria and Leighton Baines. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Micro League Baseball or New York City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at December 11 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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2010

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Spencer

Written by: Sy Rosen

Starring: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States

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Jeopardy!

Written by: Merv Griffin

Starring: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Doug Henning & His World... opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Artificial Heart Transplant Specialist, Surgeon William DeVries. Inset: President Ronald Reagan.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8935
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Banks -- Dec. 3, 1984

Books

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

Poland

By: James A. Michener

Like the heroic land that is its subject, James Michener's POLAND teems with vivid events and unforgettble characters. In the sweeping span of eight tumultuous centuries, three Polish families live out their destinies and the drama of a nation--in the ...

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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 ?

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

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Grobda

Grobda

Platform: Arcade, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ, Sharp X1, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Kentilla

Kentilla

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Micromega

Micro League Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Micro League Multimedia Inc.

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New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

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