Sunday January 08, 1984

US date format: 1/8/1984, UK date format: 8/1/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Jong-un and Nikki Garrett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Land or Lazy Jones.
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Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

Under Fire

Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • Washington Capitals Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1

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Sport Games on January 08, 1984

Sport Games on January 08, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 21 - 24
  • Seattle Seahawks - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 30
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TV Series

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

Starring: Claudia Balko, Alexander Hauff

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Books

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Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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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,

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Mr. Kougar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software


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