Monday January 02, 1984

US date format: 1/2/1984, UK date format: 2/1/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Nancy McCrumb and Luc Ducalcon. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Evil Dead or River Patrol.
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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • Riot in Tunis kills over 100.
  • Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship.

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Movies

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

Under Fire

Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

TV Series

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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

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

Starring: Claudia Balko, Alexander Hauff

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

Love And War by John Jakes

Love And War

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#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau

The Talisman

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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

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

F-1 Race

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

River Patrol

River Patrol

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Kestern (Arcade) Tigervision (2600)

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software


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