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Thursday July 5, 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danay Garcia and Paul Keegan. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Last Starfighter, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Witches Of Eastwick by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybertron Mission or Draconian.
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What the sky looked like on 5 July 1984

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Movies

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

The Last Starfighter

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Country: United States

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Cloak & Dagger

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

Country: United States

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Desperate Teenage Lovedolls

Directed by: David Markey

Starring: Jennifer Schwartz, Hilary Rubens, Janet Housden, Kim Pilkington

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Splatter University

Directed by: Richard W. Haines

Starring: Forbes Riley, Ric Randig, Dick Biel, Kathy LaCommare

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The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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They Came from Somewhere Else

Brothers

Poor Little Rich Girls

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 July
Facts:
  • Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old exclusionary rule-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
  • US Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 Witches Of Eastwick

By: John Updike

Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Stealth game

Publisher: Muse Software

Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park

Platform: ColecoVision, MSX

Genre: Action

Publisher: Coleco Industries, Inc.

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Draconian

Draconian

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (32Kb ECB)

Publisher: Tom Mix Software

Cybertron Mission

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

Hydlide

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Footloose

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All the Right Moves

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Police Academy

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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