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Sunday, 29 July 1984

1984-07-29

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Philadelphia Experiment, directed by Stewart Raffill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Par, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas

Country: United States

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Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day

Country: United States

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The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach

Country: United States

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Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield

Country: United States

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The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Meus Filhos, Minha Vida

Meus Filhos, Minha Vida

Written by: Ismael Fernandes, Henrique Lobo

Directed by: Jardel Mello, Antonino Seabra

Starring: Claudia Alencar, Mauro Alencar, Analy Alvarez, Gésio Amadeu

Hum Log

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

Written by: Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Six Centuries of Verse

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom

Rock 'N' America

Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 29 July 1984 ?

Famous Birthdays:
Famous Deaths:
  • Fred Waring: American singer bandleader and television host (Waring's Pennsylvanians) (d. 1984)
  • Woodrow Parfey: Actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack
Facts:
  • 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
  • 23rd Summer Olympics opens in Los Angeles

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

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The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Strau

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The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Love and War by John Jakes

Love and War

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return to the Civil War years...

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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