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Thursday 5 April 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marshall Allman and Saba Qamar. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Iceman, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hyper Sports or Crypt of Medea.
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What the sky looked like on 5 April 1984

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Movies

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

Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

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The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States

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Moscow on the Hudson

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

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TV Series

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

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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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Helga und die Nordlichter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • Human Comedy opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 05, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Lines And Shadows

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

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The Journeyer

By: Gary Jennings

Legendary trader and explorer Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies.

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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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Heretics Of Dune

By: Frank Herbert

With more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crypt of Medea

Crypt of Medea

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Janitor Joe

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Do! Run Run

Do! Run Run

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze / Platform

Publisher: Taito

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Home videos

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

Children of the Corn

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Staying Alive

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Terms of Endearment

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Never Cry Wolf

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Sudden Impact

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