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Wednesday 5 December 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lauren London and Lauren London. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Jack or Begin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 December 1984

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Movies

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

Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States

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Mass Appeal

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Zeljko Ivanek, Charles Durning, Louise Latham

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Runaway

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes, Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Adam Malik: Third Vice President of Indonesia (Born 1917).
Facts:
  • Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
  • French colonies kill ten Kanaken in New Caledonia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

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Ride A Pale Horse

By: Helen MacInnes

When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview.

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Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Stillwatch

By: Mary Higgins Clark

I told you not to come...Slipped under the door of her Georgetown home, the note was an ominous reminder of Pat Traymore's past.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Begin

Begin

Platform: DOS

Genre: Simulation

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Dropzone

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Uncommon Valor

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Sixteen Candles

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Top Secret!

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Trading Places

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