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Friday 6 April 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 6, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michaël Ciani and James Willems. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Iceman, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bridge-It or Daley Thompson's Decathlon.
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What the sky looked like on 6 April 1984

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Movies

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

Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

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The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States

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Moscow on the Hudson

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

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TV Series

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

Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Helga und die Nordlichter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ral Donner: singer/narrator, dies at age 41.
  • Jimmy Kenndy: British songwriter ("South of the Border"), dies.
Facts:
  • 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41-C)- Challenger 5 is launched; first time 11 people in space.
  • 1st time 11 people in space
  • The 56th Academy Awards, hosted by Jack Lemmon, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, with Terms of Endearment winning Best Picture. Best Actor: Robert Duvall, Best Actress: Shirley Maclaine.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 06, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Lines And Shadows

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

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The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

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The Discoverers

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

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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

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

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)

Bridge-It

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

Home videos

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

Splash

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Christine

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Octopussy

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Terms of Endearment

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Sudden Impact

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