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Thursday 16 February 1984

1984-02-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

Country: United States

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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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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 16 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ken Williams: TV announcer (Video Village), dies at 69.
  • MAG Osmani: Supreme Commander of Bangladesh Forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War (Born 1918).
Facts:
  • New Jersey Devils' first overtime goal, Jan Ludvig beats Hartford Whalers 6-5.
  • Bill Johnson becomes first American to win Olympics downhill skiing gold.

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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

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 ?

Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Elite

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC compatible, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Acornsoft (Acorn/BBC) Firebird (ports) Imagineer

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Hercules

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Interdisc, Alpha Omega, The Power House

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Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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