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. Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in July 1984 ?

  • Purple RainPurple Rain
    directed by Albert Magnoli
    starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day
  • The NeverEnding StoryThe NeverEnding Story
    directed by Wolfgang Petersen
    starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
  • Revenge of the NerdsRevenge of the Nerds
    directed by Jeff Kanew
    starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield
  • The Last StarfighterThe Last Starfighter
    directed by Nick Castle
    starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy
  • Cloak & DaggerCloak & Dagger
    directed by Richard Franklin
    starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy
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Historical Events

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


Facts
  • 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
  • 23rd Summer Olympics opens in Los Angeles

Famous People born
Chad Billingsley: American baseball player

Famous People died
Fred Waring: Orchestra leader ( Show), dies at 84
Woodrow Parfey: Actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack
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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau

The Talisman

by Stephen King and Peter Strau


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 .

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.

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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Repo Man (1984)Repo Man (1984)
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