Wednesday February 08, 1984

US date format: 2/8/1984, UK date format: 8/2/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Manon Flier and Cecily Strong. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, 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 Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing I, Robot or All or Nothing.
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Footloose

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

Mashaal

Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Tricheurs

Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Jacques Dutronc, Bulle Ogier, Leandro Vale, Roger Sarbib

Unfaithfully Yours

Unfaithfully Yours

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks

Reckless

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

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TV Series

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Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Mesék Mátyás királyról

Mesék Mátyás királyról

Starring: László Helyey

Country: Hungary

Duty Free

Duty Free

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Books

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Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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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

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony

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This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today's world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as "The

The Kingdom By The Sea by Paul Theroux

The Kingdom By The Sea

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After eleven years as an American living in London, the renowned travel writer Paul Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald

While Reagan Slept

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A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

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High Noon

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ocean Software

All or Nothing

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Abbex

I, Robot

Platform: Arcade

Genre: multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware


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