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Tuesday 6 November 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ricky Romero and Sebastian Schachten. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street, directed by Wes Craven, 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 The Box of Delights. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie or Music Construction Set.
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 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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Bird of Prey 2

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jan Holden, Lee Montague

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

Country: United States

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The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry

Country: United States

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The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 November 1984 ?

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Facts:
  • President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
  • Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
  • In the USA, voters approve introduction of state lotteries in California, Oregon, Missouri, and West Virginia. Pari-mutuel racing betting is approved in Missouri. Colorado and Arkansas defeat proposed casino introductions. Oregon votes to amend constitution to prohibit casinos.
  • U.S. presidential election: Ronald Reagan defeats Walter F. Mondale with 59 percent of the popular vote, the highest since Richard Nixon's 61 percent victory in 1972. Reagan carries 49 states in the electoral college; Mondale wins only his home state of Minnesota by a mere 3,761 vote margin, and the District of Columbia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: 'Dynasty' star Joan Collins from Shooting Star.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8930
  • Life: John Kennedy Jr and Caroline

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 ?

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform/action

Publisher: JP Taito; JP Jaleco (FC); JP HAMSTER(VC, PS4 )

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Barbie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64/128, Commodore Plus/4, CP/M, DOS, Epson QX-10, Kaypro II, Macintosh, Osborne 1, TI-99/4A, TRS-80,[2] Flash

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Music Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS (PC booter)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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