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Saturday 4 August 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Campese and Mardy Collins. 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 Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Booty or Codename MAT.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 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 4 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edmond Ryan: Actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack.
  • Walter Burke: Actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema.
  • Mary Miles Minter: silent screen star, dies at age 82 of heart failure.
Facts:
  • Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
  • Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100m dash at Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
  • Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit home run.
  • The Republic of Upper Volta changes its name to Burkina Faso.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 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 ?

Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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The Haj

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Booty

Booty

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Firebird

Ninja Hayate

Ninja Hayate

Platform: Arcade, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Action game, interactive movie

Publisher: Taito (arcade version) Wolf Team, Renovation, Sega (Sega CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions)

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Dough Boy

Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

Elite

Elite

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC compatible, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Acornsoft (Acorn/BBC) Firebird (ports) Imagineer

Home videos

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

Splash

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Star 80

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Silkwood

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WarGames

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Sudden Impact

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