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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 Daredevil Dennis or Intellectual Decathlon.
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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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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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Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States

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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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Books

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

Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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The Gremlins Storybook

By: Mary Carey

When Billy forgets to follow specific instructions for care of his strange new pet, Gizmo, beastly gremlins pop up to wreak havoc on the town.

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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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Possessions

By: Judith Michael

When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Daredevil Dennis

Daredevil Dennis

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Visions

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Famicom Disk System

Genre: Action-adventure, isometric platformer

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Kentilla

Kentilla

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Micromega

Agent USA

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

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Strategy

Publisher: Scholastic

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Home videos

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

Police Academy

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Dreamscape

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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Staying Alive

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The Big Chill

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