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Saturday 29 December 1984

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, 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 ?

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Boxcar Bertha

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Tales from Fat Tulip's Garden

Starring: Tony Robinson

Country: United Kingdom

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States

Pob's Programme

Starring: Robin Stevens, Tony Armatrading, Brian Blessed, Cheryl Campbell

Country: United Kingdom

Commander USA's Groovie Movies

Starring: Joni Fritz, Jim Hendricks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Reimo Tamm: Estonian basketball player.
  • Nicola Foti: YouTube Star.
  • Sean Stone: American actor, film director, producer, cinematographer and screenwriter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leo Robin: American composer and songwriter (d. 1984).
Facts:
  • 5th United Negro College Fund
  • Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
  • Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parliamentary elections.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Video Cassette Recorders -- Dec. 24, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8937
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Disaster Strikes Bhopal -- Dec. 17, 1984

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 ?

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

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Do! Run Run

Do! Run Run

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze / Platform

Publisher: Taito

Full Throttle

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum and MSX

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Micromega

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New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

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