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Sunday January 8, 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gertrude's Secrets or Mr. Kougar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 January 1984

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Movies

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

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

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

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Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

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

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

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

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

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

Country: United States

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Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

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

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TV Series

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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Directed by: Anthony Garner

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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45 Fieber - Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit

Starring: Claudia Balko, Alexander Hauff

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 January
Facts:
  • 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

NFL
American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 21 - 24
  • Seattle Seahawks - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 30
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 08, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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One Brief Shining Moment

By: William Manchester

One Brief Shining Moment: Remembering Kennedy

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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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The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gertrude's Secrets

Gertrude's Secrets

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Edutainment

Gust Buster

Gust Buster

Platform: ColecoVision, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunrise Software inc.

Mr. Kougar

Mr. Kougar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

On-Court Tennis

On-Court Tennis

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Traditional tennis simulation

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Dreamscape

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Son of Flubber

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Streets of Fire

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The Natural

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The Last Starfighter

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