Sunday April 08, 1984

US date format: 4/8/1984, UK date format: 8/4/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirsten Storms and Ezra Koenig. 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 Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie or Bozo's Night Out.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

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

Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

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

Country: United States of America

Moscow on the Hudson

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 08, 1984?


    Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

    Events

  • 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: Lonely Lady wins.
  • 13th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster.

    Famous Deaths

  • Pyotr Kapitsa: Soviet physicist who invented new...

TV Series

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

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

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.

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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 awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barbie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action

Bozo's Night Out

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taskset Ltd.

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito


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