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Tuesday 2 October 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marion Bartoli and Peter Birney. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or Mr. Kougar.
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What the sky looked like on 2 October 1984

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Movies

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

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks

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Dang doi lai ming

Directed by: Po-Chih Leong

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Alex Man, Kien Shih

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Maria's Lovers

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

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Teachers

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

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TV Series

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

Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

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Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Banjica

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marion Bartoli: French tennis player, she lost the 2007 Wimbledon final won by Venus Williams(after defeating Hénin in the semi-final).
  • Peter Birney: American noted family, the first born twin and son of Meredith Baxter and David Birney.
  • Mollie Birney: American noted family, the second twin and daughter of Meredith Baxter and David Birney.
  • John Morris: Movie Actor.
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Facts:
  • 3 Cosmonauts return after a record 237 days in orbit
  • In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0
  • Richard Miller becomes first (former) FBI agent charged with espionage.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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In God'S Name

By: David A. Yallop

Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican.

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Wired

By: Bob Woodward

Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Millionaire

Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

Eureka!

Eureka!

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Domark

Mr. Kougar

Mr. Kougar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic

Home videos

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

Star 80

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Top Secret!

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Robin Hood

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Streets of Fire

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The Natural

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