Thursday February 02, 1984

US date format: 2/2/1984, UK date format: 2/2/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Renn Kiriyama and Rudi Wulf. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Mashaal, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Below the Root or The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Events

  • 8th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards
  • Lebanese army fight in Beirut.

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Movies

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Mashaal

Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Tricheurs

Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Jacques Dutronc, Bulle Ogier, Leandro Vale, Roger Sarbib

Unfaithfully Yours

Unfaithfully Yours

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks

Reckless

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

Crackers

Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

TV Series

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Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 7 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald

While Reagan Slept

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A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

Coroner by Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Coroner

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Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr

The Story Of Henri Tod

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger

Platform: Arcade Game

Publisher: Atari

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Below the Root

Below the Root

Platform: IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Ducks Ahoy!

Ducks Ahoy!

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64/128, Commodore Plus/4, CP/M, DOS, Epson QX-10, Kaypro II, Macintosh, Osborne 1, TI-99/4A, TRS-80,[2] Flash

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom


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