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Wednesday 2 May 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Saulius Mikoliunas and Saulius Mikoliūnas. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Set Willy or The Evil Dead.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier

Country: United States

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Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry

Country: United States

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The Toxic Avenger

Directed by: Michael Herz

Starring: Andree Maranda, Mitch Cohen, Jennifer Prichard

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Kimberly Beck

Country: United States

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Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Piet van Aken: Flemish writer (Failing God, Niggers), dies at 64.
Facts:
  • Sunday in the Park with George opens at Booth NYC for 604 performances
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Books

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

The March Of Folly

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

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Past Imperfect

By: Joan Collins

Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

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Lord Of The Dance

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Jet Set Willy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Dragon 32, Atari 8-bit family, MSX, Amstrad CPC, MTX, TI-99/4A

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Software Projects Tynesoft (Atari 8-bit)

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Castle of Terror

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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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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