Wednesday September 05, 1984

US date format: 9/5/1984, UK date format: 5/9/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomohiro Kaku and Dahvie Vanity. In that special week of September people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Secret Honor, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Set Willy or Balloon Fight.
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Movies

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Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

The Warrior and the Sorceress

The Warrior and the Sorceress

Directed by: John C. Broderick

Starring: David Carradine, Luke Askew, Maria Socas, Anthony De Longis

Choose Me

Choose Me

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Geneviève Bujold, Keith Carradine, Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Bauchau

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Historical Events

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  • 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) - Discovery 1 - lands at Edwards Air Force Base.

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TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Jeopardy!

Jeopardy!

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Starring: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

Country: United States of America

Voltron: Defender of the Universe

Voltron: Defender of the Universe

Chance in a Million

Chance in a Million

Muppet Babies

Muppet Babies

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader

The Miko

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A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Full Circle by Danielle Steel

Full Circle

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The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ben Bero Beh

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Jet Set Willy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Dragon 32, Atari 8-bit family, MSX, Amstrad CPC, MTX, TI-99/4A

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Software Projects Tynesoft (Atari 8-bit)

Balloon Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-8801, X1, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Archon II: Adept

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy/action

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Gyrodine

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito


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