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Wednesday 8 February 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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. A Christmas Story, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Evil Dead or B.C. II: Grog's Revenge.
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 ?

A Christmas Story

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp

Directed by: Robert Hiltzik

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1984

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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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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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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On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

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The Peter Pan Syndrome

By: Dan Kiley

A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

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People Of The Lie

By: M. Scott Peck

In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

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F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Illusions

Platform: ColecoVision

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Coleco

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