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Sunday 21 October 1984

1984-10-21

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth 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 months ?

Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry

Country: United States

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The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Blood Simple.

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ninja III: The Domination

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Sh Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett

Country: United States

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Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Crackdown on the Mafia -- Oct. 15, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8927
  • Time: U.S. Supreme Court (clockwise fr. top L): Justices John P. Stevens, Lewis Powell, William H. Rehnqui

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 ?

Circus Charlie

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Girl's Garden

Platform: Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Action game, dating sim

Publisher: Sega

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Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Magical Tree

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Pac-Land

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

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