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Monday 3 December 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah Foret and George Ioannou. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. The Cotton Club, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Julie by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conan: Hall of Volta or F-1 Race.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Beverly Hills Cop

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton

Country: United States

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Falling in Love

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Inspektor Vinko

Starring: Ivica Vidovic, Zoja Odak, Mario Vuk, Marija Kohn


Written by: Sy Rosen

Starring: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 December 1984 ?

  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
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Famous Deaths:
  • 2,000 die from Union Carbide poison gas emission in Bhopal, India
  • Oldest groom - Harry Stevens, 103, weds Thelma Lucas, 83, in Wisconsin, USA.
  • Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidential advisor, dies at age 72.
  • Bhopal Disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures 150,000 : 600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history.

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Sport Games on 3 December 1984

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - San Diego Chargers : 7 - 20
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Life magazine


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


By: Catherine Marshall

Julie Wallace is just eighteen in 1934 when her father risks their life savings on a struggling newspaper and moves the family to a flood-prone Pennsylvania town.It

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Synapse Software, Novagen Software

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Conan: Hall of Volta

Conan: Hall of Volta

Platform: PC-88, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action[1]/platform

Publisher: Datasoft

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

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