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Sunday April 1, 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 1, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gilberto Macena . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. The NeverEnding Story, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Journeyer by Gary Jennings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C. II: Grog's Revenge or Champion Boxing.
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What the sky looked like on 1 April 1984

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States

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Moscow on the Hudson

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

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Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States

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Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Miyamoto Musashi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marvin Gaye: American singer, songwriter, keyboard player and drummer, one of the lead stars of the Motown group during the '60's and '70s and an influential force in the music scene.
Facts:
  • 3rd NCAA Womens Basketball Championship: Southern California beats Tenn 72-61
  • 8 men record longest distance (13 miles) rowed in 24 hours
  • American singer Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in Los Angeles, California at age 44 (born 1939).
  • 14th Easter Seal Telethon raises US$24,600,000.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 01, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Journeyer

By: Gary Jennings

Legendary trader and explorer Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies.

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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The Story Of Henri Tod

By: William F. Buckley Jr

CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clu Clu Land

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube (Animal Crossing game), Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000,[1] MSX

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Dead Zone

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Splash

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Children of the Corn

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Sixteen Candles

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All the Right Moves

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