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Friday August 3, 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 3, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Lochte and Kyle Schmid. In that special week of August people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Saga of Erik the Viking or Balloon Fight.
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What the sky looked like on 3 August 1984

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Movies

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

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States

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Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Tiempo de morir

Let's Parlez Franglais

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Santa Barbara

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Facts:
  • 365.7 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 03, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Full Circle

By: Danielle Steel

The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

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The Fire From Within

By: Carlos Castaneda

Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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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 ?

Ancient Art of War

Ancient Art of War

Platform: Apple II, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Real-time strategy Real-time tactics

Publisher: Broderbund

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Balloon Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-8801, X1, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Children of the Corn

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Silkwood

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Octopussy

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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