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Monday 6 August 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sofia Essaïdi and Eva-Maria Hoch. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Sam's Son, directed by Michael Landon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent USA or Fantasia Diamond.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 August 1984

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Movies

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

Sam's Son

Directed by: Michael Landon

Starring: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hallie Todd

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Dreamscape

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

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The Woman in Red

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

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The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Call to Glory

Lyudi i delfiny

Comedy Zone

Alles aus Liebe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 203.05 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • Carl Lewis wins his second (long jump) gold medal in Summer Olympics.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 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 ?

Past Imperfect

By: Joan Collins

Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

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The Gremlins Storybook

By: Mary Carey

When Billy forgets to follow specific instructions for care of his strange new pet, Gizmo, beastly gremlins pop up to wreak havoc on the town.

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The Fire From Within

By: Carlos Castaneda

Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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Wired

By: Bob Woodward

Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gertrude's Secrets

Gertrude's Secrets

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Edutainment

Dr. Seuss' Fix-Up the Mix-Up Puzzler

Dr. Seuss' Fix-Up the Mix-Up Puzzler

Platform: ColecoVision

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Coleco

Agent USA

Agent USA

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Strategy

Publisher: Scholastic

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

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

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Staying Alive

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Christine

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Sixteen Candles

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Footloose

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Conan the Destroyer

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