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Sunday 8 April 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. 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 Night Sky by Clare Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mancopter or Gemstone Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States

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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 8 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pyotr Kapitsa: Soviet physicist who invented new machines for liquefaction of gases and in 1937 discovered the superfluidity of liquid helium.
Facts:
  • 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: Lonely Lady wins.
  • 13th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster.

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Books

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

Night Sky

By: Clare Francis

In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

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The Journeyer

By: Gary Jennings

Legendary trader and explorer Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies.

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One More Sunday

By: John D. MacDonald

Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

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Unto This Hour

By: Tom Wicker

This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

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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

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

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Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Gemstone Warrior

Gemstone Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Macintosh

Genre: Action Adventure Game

Publisher: SSI

Home videos

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

Children of the Corn

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Romancing the Stone

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Silkwood

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Staying Alive

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Strange Brew

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