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Thursday 31 May 1984

1984-05-31

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum 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 ?

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Par, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Directed by: Aristide Massaccesi

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro

Country: United States

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom

Rock 'N' America

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

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • 57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge
  • 57th US National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling "luge".
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mecklenburg Correctional Center - 6 inmates - including James and Linwood Briley escape from a death row facility, the first and only occasion this has ever happened in the US.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: American soldiers wading ashore on the beaches of Normandy, France June 6, 1944
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8905
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Olympic Turmoil -- May 21, 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 ?

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Amazon

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction graphic adventure

Publisher: Telarium

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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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Injured Engine

Injured Engine

Platform: C64, Apple II

Genre: Puzzle, Simulation

Publisher: Imagic

Jenny of the Prairie

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley


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