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Sunday 8 January 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robin Hood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dallas Quest or Dropzone.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

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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Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

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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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

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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Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1984 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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  • Washington Capitals Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1
  • NCAA announces that basketball tournament will have 64 teams.

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Sport Games on 8 January 1984

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 21 - 24
  • Seattle Seahawks - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 30
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Berlin Game

By: Len Deighton

The spy trilogy of "Berlin Game", "Mexico Set", and "London Match" in one presentation omnibus.

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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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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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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Dallas Quest

The Dallas Quest

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple IIe Atari 8-bit TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datasoft

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Firebird

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Donald Duck's Playground

Donald Duck's Playground

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MS-DOS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software


Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

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