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Sunday 2 September 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Regis Broadway and Jack Penate. In that special week of September people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Amadeus, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while D.V. by George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Impossible Mission or Kung-Fu Master.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Country: United States

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Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Directed by: W.D. Richter

Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Par, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas

Country: United States

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bird of Prey 2

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jan Holden, Lee Montague

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meus Filhos, Minha Vida

Written by: Ismael Fernandes, Henrique Lobo

Directed by: Jardel Mello, Antonino Seabra

Starring: Claudia Alencar, Mauro Alencar, Analy Alvarez, Gésio Amadeu

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Written by: Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1984 ?

  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
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Famous Deaths:
  • Zorba closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 362 performances
  • The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, led by Brian Mulroney, wins 211 seats in the House of Commons, forming the largest majority government in Canadian history.
  • The Sandinista Front wins the Nicaraguan general elections.
  • ''STS-41-D'': The Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' lands after its maiden voyage.
  • Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.

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Sport Games on 2 September 1984

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 36 - 28
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Denver Broncos : 17 - 20
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Pittsburgh Steelers : 37 - 27
  • Los Angeles Raiders - Houston Oilers : 24 - 14
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill

Diana Vreeland’s best-selling autobiography takes us with her around the globe in the company of royalty, actors, artists, and designers. Throughout, her vivacious conversation is peppered with glittering stories and outrageous

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First Lady From Plains

By: Rosalynn Carter

"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Slayer

Platform: FM-7, FM Towns, NEC PC-8801, MSX, X1, Super Cassette Vision, Game Boy, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Nihon Falcom; JP Square (MSX); JP Epoch (SCV/GB)

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Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

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Kung-Fu Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem (JPN arcade) Data East USA (NA arcade) Nintendo (Worldwide NES)

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Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Activision

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