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Thursday 6 December 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Syndric Steptoe . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. The Cotton Club, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gertrude's Secrets or Mancopter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at December 06 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Spencer

Written by: Sy Rosen

Starring: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States

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Jeopardy!

Written by: Merv Griffin

Starring: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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2010

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Beverly Hills Cop

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton

Country: United States

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Supergirl

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole

Country: United States

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Falling in Love

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill second hostage.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Banks -- Dec. 3, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8934
  • Life: Princess Diana and Prince Harry

Books

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

Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Book Club Edition of the popular 1983-84 "Guess whodunit" contest (does not include solution!)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Bomb Jack

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tehkan

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Gertrude's Secrets

Gertrude's Secrets

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Edutainment

Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft


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