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Monday 2 January 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Otacilio and Otacílio Jales. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series. If you liked videogames you were probably playing I, Robot or B.C. II: Grog's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series

Starring: Hayley Mills

Country: United States

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Hermanias

Starring: Helena Isabel, Herman José, Lídia Franco, Luís Horta

Country: Portugal

Tato, qué bien se T.V.

Starring: Tato Bores

Country: Argentina

Ravioli

Starring: Gerrit Schmidt-Foß, Holger Handtke, Daniela Ziemann, Barbara Schöne

Murun Buchstansangur

Starring: Timothy Forder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Riot in Tunis kills over 100.
  • Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship.

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Books

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

Return Of The Jedi

By: Joan D. Vinge

In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the ...

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

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

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

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I, Robot

Platform: Arcade

Genre: multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

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On-Court Tennis

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Traditional tennis simulation

Publisher: Activision

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