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Sunday 5 August 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Helene Fischer and Alex Arredondo. 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 Ducks Ahoy! or Dynamic Ski.
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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Helene Fischer: Pop Singer.
  • Alex Arredondo: American combat death, Lance Corporal Arredondo was on his second tour of duty when he was fatally shot in the head by hostile fire in Najaf, Iraq on August 25, 2004.
  • Brandi Milloy: TV Show Host.
  • Steve Matai: New Zealand rugby player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
  • Lou Pinella day at Yankee Stadium.
  • Joan Benoit (US) wins first Olympic marathon for women (2:24:52).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 05, 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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First Lady From Plains

By: Rosalynn Carter

"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

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The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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The Walking Drum

By: Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Ducks Ahoy!

Ducks Ahoy!

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Castle Adventure

Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

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Home videos

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

Strange Brew

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Robin Hood

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The Last Starfighter

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The Right Stuff

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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