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Thursday 5 January 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Hearst and Derrick Atkins. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Land or Fun School.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 January 1984

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Movies

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

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States

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Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

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TV Series

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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

Starring: Claudia Balko, Alexander Hauff

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Adrian Dantly (Utah Jazz), ties NBA record of 28 free throws.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 ?

The Wicked Day

By: Mary Stewart

Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy.

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The Auerbach Will

By: Stephen Birmingham

In The Auerbach Will, the novel by America's most renowned chronicler of the rich, ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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Changes

By: Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fun School

Fun School

Platform: 1989-1994: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS 1995-1998: Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Database Publications (1984) Database Educational Software (1989) Europress Software (1992)

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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

On-Court Tennis

On-Court Tennis

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Traditional tennis simulation

Publisher: Activision

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?

Silkwood

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The Big Chill

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Son of Flubber

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Scarface

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All the Right Moves

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