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Monday 5 March 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aarthi Agarwal and Ryan Crowley. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Splash, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Teresa de Jesús. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fun School or Kung-Fu Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Splash

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy

Country: United States

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Children of the Corn

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States

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Repo Man

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter

Country: United States

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This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest

Country: United States

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Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 March 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
  • Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Sklar: California, United States -- Comedian (Laugh-in, Sha Na Na), dies at 39.
  • Harry Salter: orchestra leader (Stop the Music), dies at age 85.
  • Tito Gobbi: Italian singer, an operatic baritone who made his debut in 1938.
Facts:
  • Supreme Court (5-4): city may use public money for Nativity scene
  • US accuse Iraq of using poison gas
  • William Powell, American actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at age 91 (born 1892).
  • US Supreme Court rules 5-4 that city may use public money for Nativity scene.
  • 6,000 miners in the United Kingdom begin their strike at Cortonwood Colliery.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1984?

  • Time: That Monster Deficit, America's Economic Black Hole' with presidential adviser Martin Feldstein. Pho
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8893
  • Life: Daryl Hannah in Bathing Suit

Books

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

Berlin Game

By: Len Deighton

The spy trilogy of "Berlin Game", "Mexico Set", and "London Match" in one presentation omnibus.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Lord Of The Dance

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Millipede

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft

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)

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Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Kung-Fu Heroes

Platform: Arcade, NES, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Taiyo System (Arcade); NA Kitcorp (Arcade); JP Namcot (Famicom/NES); NA Culture Brain (Famicom/NES)

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