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Wednesday 8 February 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position 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 While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daredevil Dennis or Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1984

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

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

Country: United States

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Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

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Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

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

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Unfaithfully Yours

Directed by: Howard Zieff

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

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Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

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

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TV Series

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Mesék Mátyás királyról

Starring: László Helyey

Country: Hungary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • 1st time 8 people in space
  • Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of three to Salyut 7.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

While Reagan Slept

By: Art Buchwald

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

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The Auerbach Will

By: Stephen Birmingham

In The Auerbach Will, the novel by America's most renowned chronicler of the rich, ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and

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The Wicked Day

By: Mary Stewart

Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy.

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The Story Of Henri Tod

By: William F. Buckley Jr

CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mugsy

Mugsy

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy and Management

Publisher: Melbourne House

Daredevil Dennis

Daredevil Dennis

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Visions

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

The Dam Busters

Platform: Amstrad CPC Apple II ColecoVision Commodore 64 DOS MSX NEC PC-9801 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Accolade (USA) Coleco Industries (ColecoVision)

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Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Data East (arcade version) Wolf Team, Sega (Mega-CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions) Revolutionary Concepts (iPhone OS version)

Home videos

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

Splash

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Staying Alive

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Purple Rain

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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This is Spinal Tap

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