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Friday 4 May 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah Meier and Christian Howard. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream House (video game) or Music Construction Set.
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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1984

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Movies

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

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States

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The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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Another Country

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

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Fort Saganne

Directed by: Alain Corneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

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Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Diana Dors: British actress with an ample bosom who often played a good-time-girl.
  • Bob Clampett: American animator director and producer (d. 1984).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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Lord Of The Dance

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Music Construction Set

Music Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS (PC booter)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

1942

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, Famicom, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Windows Mobile Professional, Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, PSP

Genre: Arcade, scrolling shooter

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Hareraiser

Hareraiser

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, MSX, Oric Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Haresoft

Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

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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Conan the Destroyer

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Son of Flubber

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