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Monday 12 November 1984

1984-11-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. Night of the Comet, directed by Thom Eberhardt, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran

Country: United States

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Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

Country: United States

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The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Bird of Prey 2

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jan Holden, Lee Montague

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Paul McCartney releases We All Stand Together
  • Space shuttle astronauts snare a satellite; first space salvage.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Indira Gandhi -- Nov. 12, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8931
  • Time: Inset: 'Dynasty' star Joan Collins from Shooting Star.

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

Don’t miss the classic tale from King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, described by Publishers Weekly as “the most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written.”When

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Strategy[2] board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

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Kentilla

Kentilla

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Micromega

Magical Tree

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Oh Mummy

Oh Mummy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Tatung Einstein, iPhone OS

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Amsoft


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