Thursday October 04, 1984

US date format: 10/4/1984, UK date format: 4/10/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 4, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lena Katina and Brooke Valentine. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Bomberman or Dimension X.
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  • Yanks clinch AL East
  • US government closes down due to budget problems.

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Movies

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1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks

Dang doi lai ming

Dang doi lai ming

Directed by: Po-Chih Leong

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Alex Man, Kien Shih

Maria's Lovers

Maria's Lovers

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

Teachers

Teachers

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Banjica

Banjica

Sei jûshi Bisumaruku

Sei jûshi Bisumaruku

Days to next October 04

If October 04, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 20 days.
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In God'S Name by David A. Yallop

In God'S Name

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Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican.

Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

God Knows by Joseph Heller

God Knows

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Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and …

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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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

The Outsider by Howard Fast

The Outsider

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Houghton-Mifflin, 1984, Very good., Text clean. Very good in mended dust jacket. Former owner's name on flyleaf. First printing. [Fiction] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Janitor Joe

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Dimension X

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Ghouls

Ghouls

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform Game

Publisher: Micro Power

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega


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